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Connect my printer to my laptop via wireless router

Now I'm using wireless router Linksys WRT54G2. It is connected to my PC, and I have 1 printer connected, too.
I have question : Is it possible if I want to print from my other device (notebook) to my printer via Wifi function ?
Tx a lot before..

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If your printer and computer are Bluetooth capable then yes it can be done that way. The other way is through your wireless network/router. If you run a cable from you wireless router to your printer then you can use it wirelessly.

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I think there are 6 ways (at least?) to connect this printer:
(1) Direct to Mac (or PC) via USB Cable (2) Direct to Mac (or PC) via Ethernet Crossover Cable(3) Ethernet to router/switch, with Mac/PC also via Ethernet to router/switch(4) Ethernet to router/switch, with Mac/PC via WiFi (802.11 wireless)(5) WiFi to router, with Mac/PC via Ethernet to router/switch(6) WiFi to router, with Mac/PC also via WiFi.
As (1) should be simplest, tried this first. First document would print instantly and completely, next doc would hang in queue with unexpected msg, "Printer is offline." Only way to print 2nd doc was to power cycle (off-on) the printer. This problem occurred whether 2nd doc was sent to printer before or after 1st doc had printed. Tried 2nd USB cable, tried new driver, tried reinstalling printer; same problem. Spoke to both Samsung and Apple support, including both on a conference call; never got this to work and never clarified if problem was in printer hardware/software, driver, or something else. Both companies now showing this issue as unresolved.
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by default ip address of linksys is 192.168.1.1
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