Friday, March 16, 2007

Setup a Local Printer Configuration

Per the customer's request, a local print server was setup on a workstation. The printer was connected to workstation via the parallel port. The admintool utility was used to perform the setup. Here are the steps.

#admintool &
Select Browse -> Printers
Select Edit -> Add -> Local Printer
Enter Printer Name
Enter Printer Server
Enter Printer Description
Parallel Port -- usually /dev/ecpp0
Enter Printer Type -- usually Postscript
Enter File Contents -- usually Postscript
Select Default Printer
Press OK
Select File -> Exit

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