Samba and Fax

Graham Leggett graham at
Fri Sep 19 17:10:36 GMT 1997

Bill Campbell wrote:

> No maintenance on win95???  It's a full-time job recovering from their
> crashes and data loss.

Precisely - as a result one less application to install every time we
redo a win95 box makes a huge difference.

> >Will hylafax allow me to set up a samba print queue so this is possible?
> Yes.

Excellent :)

> We have a Unix ``printer'' that extracts the fax number from the body of
> the document (either text or PostScript), and forwards it via the HylaFax
> sendfax program.  This looks just like a printer to all M$ software as well
> as anybody else who can get to the printer on the Unix system(s).

Does this need any intelligence on the part of the user? ie does the
user just fill in the "send fax" wizard from O(ro)ffice 97 and send it
off, or do they have to insert special lines into their document?

I'm looking for a completely idiotproof solution...

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