[CentOS] LPR to windows lpd question

Mon Dec 5 22:07:39 UTC 2011
Tharun Kumar Allu <tharun.allu at gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 4:24 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> 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>
>       mark

Yes. The whole idea I am trying to achieve is not to install any
printers on the server (if I can avoid) but use it as a client to
print through a windows LPD service.