SAMBA & Printing to a WinX share
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Sat May 6 06:49:26 GMT 2000
At 03:49 AM 5/6/00 +1000, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>[Gerry George <ggeorge at digisolv.com>]
>> I notice that there is no reference to the target machine in the
>> second instance, nor the fact that it is an SMB-accessed printer.
>The standard Berkeley printer daemon (lpd) does not directly support
>SMB. So the usual way to handle this is to set up your input filter
>(the "if=" field) to a script that calls `smbclient' -- and then to set
>your print device ("lp=") to /dev/null.
There is already such a script included with Samba: smbprint.
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
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