[Wolves] Re: Sharing a printer without a computer

Peter Cannon peter at cannon-linux.co.uk
Wed Apr 5 13:20:30 BST 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 13:08, Wayne Morris wrote:

> If you want to go computer rather than Jetdirect, then get an old laptop
> - that would be small and don't need a very modern spec and thus
> should be very cheap. In fact, since one of the main causes of failures
> in laptops is the screen, you should be able to pick up a laptop with
> knackered screen
> very cheap - attach a monitor whilst you get it working, then hide the
> laptop under the printer desk.

I could probably help you there, the display might be pants tho and the spec 
would be low but that doesn't matter as you only need it to run and the 
serial port to work plus you're just using it as a service.

Payment would be a public demonstration of gratitude :)

Peter Cannon
FC5 & SuSE10
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