Xlpd Tutorial

Starting Xlpd

To start Xlpd, follow the same procedures to execute other Windows program. On the Windows Start menu, click Programs. From the programs listed, click Xlpd. 

Printing on the remote host

From the remote host, enter the print command to print a text file 'test.txt'. $ lpr -Pserver test.txt or $ lpr -dserver test.txt Note: The print command varies depending on the host type. And bef...

Remote printer configuration: General Setup

Register PC's IP address Add the IP address and hostname of PC on the /etc/hosts file of the UNIX system. 192.168.1.119      lpd_pc_name# A space or tab is needed between IP addr...

Opening and Closing the Xlpd main window

When Xlpd is configured to minimize to the Notification area when closed, its icon is created in the system Notification area like the following screenshot. By selecting the tray icon menu, you can op...

Configuring MS Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1

If you install and run Xlpd on a Windows PC with a printer attached, the PC becomes a printer server. And if you are sitting on another networked PC and want to process remo...

Remote printer configuration: HP UX 10.20

Login as root user and run sam to configure printer. As root, run /usr/bin/sam or /usr/sbin/sam. Double-click each Printers and Plotters -> LPSpooler -> Printers/Plotters. Click Actions -> Add rem...

Remote printer configuration: AIX

AIX 4.x, AIX 5.x Run /usr/bin/smit as root user. Double-click Print Spooling -> Add a Print Queue. Double-click Remote Printer Attached to Remote Host -> Standard Processing. In the printer config...

Remote printer configuration: SuSE Linux 9.0, 8.0

SuSE Linux 9.0 Run /sbin/yast as root user. Select Hardware > Printer. RESULT: A Printer setup page appears. Click Configure. RESULT: A Printer Type page appears. In the Select Your Printer Type ...

Remote printer configuration: Redhat Linux 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.x

Configuring Redhat Linux 9.x, 8.x, 7.x Run /usr/bin/printtool as root user. Click New and proceed to the following screens: Queue Name: remote printer name to be specified on the lpr command line...

Remote printer configuration: IRIX/SCO Unix

Configuring a remote printer on IRIX As root, run toolchest. Click Printer Manager from the system menu. Double-click on the Add button. Enter Printer name. Select Network for remote printers. ...

Remote printer configuration: Solaris

Run admintool at the console and follow the procedures to register a remote printer. This section explains setup procedures for each Solaris version. For a detailed explanation on how to set up a pri...

Remote printer configuration: Mandrake 9.x

Run /usr/bin/printerdrake as root user. Click Add a new printer. RESULT: A Select Printer Connection dialog box opens. Select Printer on remote lpd server, and click OK. RESULT: A Remote lpd Printe...

Configuring MS Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7

If you install and run Xlpd on a Windows PC with a printer attached, the PC becomes a printer server. And if you are sitting on another networked PC and want to process remote UNIX...