Server printer drivers?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Jan 8 14:27:10 GMT 1998
On Thu, 8 Jan 1998, Dave Wreski wrote:
> Hi all. With the release of 1.9.18, I had a few questions. The announce
> said this:
> Samba also provides automatic downloading of printer drivers for
> Microsoft Windows 95 (tm) clients, allowing it to completely replace
> Microsoft Windows NT servers for both file and printer services.
> I don't understand what this means. I have never had a problem installing
> the printer driver on the client, and just sending the raw data thru to
> the printer. Isn't this how its intended to be done?
it means that when you add a new printer your samba server and you go to
the Win95 client and install the printer driver, it doesn't ask you
"please insert disk 12" or "please insert win95 cd-rom": copies of the
Win95 printer drivers are automatically downloaded from the samba server.
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