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Old 03-26-2006, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default wireless network and printing

I have a Compaq 5190 (very old desktop) which was running windows 98, but I put Ubuntu Linux on it. I also have a dell laptop and a dell desktop, both of which connect (wirelessly) to a Linksys wireless-g router. I want to hook up the compaq to the router and use it as a server. I'd also like to hook up a printer to the compaq and print wirelessly from the laptop and desktop. Can I do this? And if I can, how would I set it up? Thanks

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Old 03-28-2006, 10:54 PM   #2
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Since you have the Compaq with Ubuntu on it, you will need to run a process called a "samba server"- which you will have to Google, because it's too detailed for a short post. Here is a good link
And yes, it is possible to print to the printer on the samba server (Ubuntu).
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