Well I'd be using it for a bit more than just printing
Essentially I want to move Win 98 off one of my machines [the remaining windows box] and still be able to use the $%^&*() winprinter. There are still somethings that I'd have to do within Windows though which is why I'm interested in using vmware.
From: Kenn Humborg <kenn at bluetree.ie>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 17:35:02 -0000
To: "ilug at linux.ie" <ilug at linux.ie>, "'Ken Guest'" <balrogzed at linuxmail.org>
Subject: RE: [ILUG] vmware
>> > > This might be a bit of a daft question, but I'll ask it anyways, as it's quite short.
> > Is it possible to print to a winprinter using VMWare?
>> And if it is, you should be able to use smbprint (is that
> the right command?) to print "into" the VMware box and
> from there to the physical printer.
>> Mind you, a VMware session is probably a bit big as
> printer spoolers go :-)
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