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Seth Vidal skvidal at
Mon Feb 16 04:31:14 GMT 1998

> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 98 00:51:28 -0500
> From: "Steve Snyder" <ssnyder at>
> To: "Samba Mailing List" <samba at>
> Subject: Sending msg via WinPopup on print error/completion?
> Message-ID: <199802140552.AAA19629 at>
> Is it possible to configure Samba to notify the user via WinPopup when a
> print job has completed or halted due to error?  I mean, of course, a print
> job to a Samba-shared network printer.
> In case it's pertinent: I'm running Samba v1.9.18p2 on Linux (kernel 
> v2.0.32).
> Thanks.

you could edit the print command so that it performs certain tasks after
a winpopup scripted via smbclient and some of samba environment variables
passed as command args shouldn't be too hard.

I do a similar thing for print logging.


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