[SATLUG] Printing Issue

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 19:12:22 CDT 2011

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 5:31 PM, Michael <mmorse757 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ubuntu
> OpenOffice 3.2.1
> This isn't so much a Linux issue as it is a router issue.  My router died a
> couple of days ago.  I picked up a WRT54g at a thrift shop for $3.00.  Both
> wired and wireless work fine.  My issue is the printer.  On the previous
> router, I was able to assign the printer a static address (
>  When I bring up the router interface ( I see all of the
> configuration screens but no way to assign a static IP address to my
> printer.
> Of course I googled for a manual but what I found wasn't much help.  Anyone
> familiar with my issue?
> Thanks.
> Mike
The way I work it over here is to disable the dhcp on the router and
then configure dhcp server on my linux box and let it serve the
network.  Then you can assign the printer the way you want to.


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