[CentOS] LPR to windows lpd question

Mon Dec 5 21:24:47 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Tharun Kumar Allu wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am trying to print from a CentOS 5.3 server to a windows LPD
> service. After enabling the LPD service on Windows and creating a LPR
> port to a particular printer when I execute the following command on
> CentOS server I do not come out.
> lpr -H winprint:515 -P printer1  file.txt
> The above command does not exit. Do I need to configure anything on
> the server to be able to use lpr as a client ?
> Ultimately I want to use the above command to print to various
> printers based on different parameters.
> On a different note when I execute the same command on Fedora 14 I get
> Unknown as the error.

Have you checked CUPS? <http://localhost:631>