I have to PC and netbook runs on fedora

  • PC - Fedora 21 (Workstation)
  • Netbook - Fedora LXDE

Both of these computers are connected to the same network (PC wired and netbook wireless)

My HP Deskjet 1010 printer is connected to the PC via a USB cable.

I want to enable printing over network for my netbook.

  • There is no "add printer" option on LXDE version of Fedora 21. – tikiribanda Jan 30 '15 at 9:36
  • Do you have system-config-printer? – rickhg12hs Jan 30 '15 at 22:49
  • I'm sorry i have no idea what "system-config-printer" (I'm new to Linux) – tikiribanda Feb 1 '15 at 14:32

In Ubuntu/Linux Mint, all I have to do is go to 'Settings-printer-add a printer-find network printer'. After a few seconds, it shows my printer on the list. Fedora should have something fairly similar.

  • Well on Fedora GNOME there is. but not in the LXDE version. – tikiribanda Feb 1 '15 at 15:17
  • Oh, okay. Sorry for the advice then. Its been a while since I used and LXDE desktop environment. I am going to ask a really stupid question, but is there a settings menu, and if so, is there a printer option at all? – Patrick Feb 1 '15 at 15:20
  • well, it has a menu. but there is no printer option "noting related to printing" as far as I know. – tikiribanda Feb 1 '15 at 16:19
  • I did some research. Try system->administration->printing – Patrick Feb 1 '15 at 16:24
  • There is no such option I'm afraid. – tikiribanda Feb 1 '15 at 16:42

if there is no system configuration for printer then install it in terminal dnf install system-config-printer.x86_64

or you can logged off your LXDE, logged into gnome (session). Went to "show applications", selected "all", clicked "utilities", then "settings", then "printers", then "unlock" and
simply add your printer

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