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On Mon, 12 Jun 2000 owner-discuss at wrote:

> How can a newbie to Linux join or attend your Linux seminars?
> I purchased SuSE linux 6.3 about 6 or 7 months ago.
> I've been able to stumble around in linux by gathering information from
> books and the web. To date I can't print from linux to a windows95 computer
> setup as a print server.
> Is this knowledge that can be gained by attending BLU meetings?

Just show up; our meetings are open to everyone.

As for printing, you can use Samba's smbclient to send a print job to an
NT print queue; presumably this will work for a Windows 95 print server as

  % (echo 'print -' ; cat ) | smbclient //SERVER/PRINTER PASSWD -U USER -N -P

Configuring /etc/printcap by hand to do this can be tricky, but I'd expect
that some of the GUI printing tools automate this and hide these low-level
details. Personally, I find it useful to have these details exposed so I
can get to work immediately in new environments.

John Abreau / Executive Director, Boston Linux & Unix 
Email: jabr at / URL:
ICQ#28611923 / AIM abreauj
"Working with NT is like trying to tune a watch wearing oven mitts.
 You can't get your fingers inside like you can with UNIX.

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