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Hi, I have a printer connect to my home network. ip: 192.168.2.111 What commands should i type to connect to my printer? And do i need to install the printer ...
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    How to set up printer using terminal console


    Hi,
    I have a printer connect to my home network. ip: 192.168.2.111
    What commands should i type to connect to my printer?
    And do i need to install the printer driver like windows?

    Thanks

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    for suse use yast command
    for redhat use printconf-tui/gui or system-config-printer command

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    Hi,
    i'm still new to linux. May i know yast command is it typing commands into the terminal window?
    Do i need additional drivers for my printer?

    thanks

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    Yast is graphical but also may be run from the command line

    It is in your menu SYSTEM-CONFIGURATION

    Go to
    YAST-Hardware-Printers

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