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Hooking a Linksys wireless router and SpeedStream router together

I have a Linksys wireless router and am using shared printer privileges with one of my desktop computers. I just acquired a SpeedStream router (not wireless) with a parallel printer port built in. I would like to hook this in to my wireless router so that other computers on my network can use its printer function. I may also later want to use the router to add other computers to the network. Do I just hook the new router unto a lan position, or does it need to go in the modem WAN?
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Connection should be from LAN port of Speedstream going to Internet port of Linksys router. That should be it.

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