: Hi all
: I would like to use a laser-printer attached to a PC running Windows as the
: network printer so that all UNIX machines are able to LPR to it.
: Anyone knows a solution for this ? (possibly commercial)
Someone else suggested Samba. I think that does the opposite -- lets
your PC print to a unix box. NCSA telnet package will do thiat without
adding yet anotehr TSR/driver to your windows box.
However to use a PC as a file server, FTP Software Inc has a package
that runs on the PC, and makes it act like a lp daemon. It's single
tasking. (It's DOS...) so your PC is NOT a workstation. That's the bad
side. Good side is that it will run on a real dump PC.
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