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 Printer Options dialog box
Remote host name: enter the IP address or hostname of
the PC where Xlpd is installed. Add the IP address and hostname of
PC on the /etc/hosts file, and then enter the hostname here.
Remote printer name: enter the queue name registered in
Xlpd. If this name is not already registered in Xlpd and a
print job is sent to Xlpd using this queue, then Xlpd will print
the job using its default queue or create a new queue automatically
depending on the Xlpd settings.
Name for printer: enter the printer name to be specified
on the lpr command line. This is a mandatory field.
Description: A brief description on the remote printer.
This is not used on the print command line.
Location: A brief description on the location of the
remote printer. This is not used on the print command line.
Select the printer from the list in the Printer model
selection dialog box. If you cannot find your printer, select
Raw printer(No driver). In this case, the printer should
support PostScript. Additional settings may be required depending
on the printer. Follow the instructions displayed on the
To print a file on Mandrake 9.x, the following command line is