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I am trying to use a D-LINK DI-704UP router as a print server but it will not work with Linux.

All I get from D-LINK is :

The D-Link router is a port redirector. For Linux you should be printing to the
IP of the router (192.168.0.1) and the port named lp (lower-case L and P).

I'm pretty sure this can be done if I knew what to do.
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You need to set up your printer in linux. Depends what version of linux you are using.. Cups or printcap are used to set up printers.


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Yes, I know that. I am trying to print with a D-LINK 704UP router as a print server.
That is what I need to know how to do.
How do I connect to a port name?
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by:Ted22
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I figured it out myself.
Use networked unix LPD.
Print to the address and port lp.
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If it uses LPD
then set it up in printcap.
You can set up printers for use of LPD using the ip and port.
Then you will have a printer name. and you can cat files to the printer etc.
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