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20th August 2007, 10:19 PM
Hi, my house is currently networked and I have a printer in another room of my house connected to the network. The printer is an HP OfficeJet 6300. How do I set the printer configuration up so I can print from this? Thanks.

20th August 2007, 10:41 PM
The tool to configure printers is (run as root):

20th August 2007, 11:30 PM
i got to that, but I don't know how exactly to set it up. I tried a few different things and they didn't work :(

21st August 2007, 12:24 AM
Ok, then in printer config tool mentioned above, I would do 'New Printer', and select the AppSocket/HP JetDirect in 'Select Connection', and enter the printer's IP as 'Hostname'

21st August 2007, 03:24 AM
worked, thanks ;) completely forgot about entering in the IP when I tried it...