What’s the best & cheapest way to share a printer between desktop and laptop?

Question by brahmaputra_zarathustra: What’s the best & cheapest way to share a printer between desktop and laptop?
What’s the best & cheapest way to share a printer between desktop and laptop? My laptop connects via wireless router to same internet connection as my desktop (which uses same router and is already connected to printer and a local network.) My laptop, however, uses VPN and a different network. Would a splitter printer cable work to connect my laptop to the printer? It would be preferable for me to access the printer by using the existing wireless connection somehow. Any ideas?

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Answer by Nick
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