having a single print spool for multiple printers
Posted on 2004-08-15
I have a client who does a lot of printing. They have recently purchased 2 identical printers (HP Deskjet 1100) and they are connected to the same machine acting as a print server. Is there inexpensive (read cheap or free) software available that would let me have a single queue for both printers? For example, they send a file to print. It goes to the first printer. The second file they print goes to the second. The third file goes to the first printer that is not busy. When listing available printers, there is only one entry. I know there are comercial options available, but this is a small company and it is more of a "nice to have" feature and if a solution costs to much, they aren't interested.