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Basically, I'd like to be able to print documents or whatever at a remote location to my home printer connected to my linux box via the internet. Suggestions? Thanks....
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    Printing to home linux printer over the Inernet


    Basically, I'd like to be able to print documents or whatever at a remote location to my home printer connected to my linux box via the internet. Suggestions?

    Thanks.

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    If you allow port 631 to be forwarded to your PC by your router, then I believe it is possible to install it as a remote printer via your IP address.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sarumont
    If you allow port 631 to be forwarded to your PC by your router, then I believe it is possible to install it as a remote printer via your IP address.
    Isn't that also assuming though that it's a network printer with it's own IP?

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    No just the ip of machine which the printer is hooked up to (eg.. the printer server) will do. Im wondering if he will get any goatse printouts since that hist printer would be accessable from the net

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