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Need Printing help Please

I would like to set up a local printer(actually a Brother Fax machine) to my Compaq Tru64 Unix computer but I dont know how. I've tried the SAM command with no success. The computer says does no recognize command. Please help....
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Brother is not as helpful as I thought with unix. I have heard they support unix, but I may be wrong.

In any case go to
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