Printer banner always 'nobody'

Michel Applaincourt Michel.Applaincourt at
Tue Sep 22 09:18:48 GMT 1998

i guess you have sambe on unix...

I nerver did it, but the lpr command has option -U which permit you to
pass another user name for the burst page...
Why not gat the username with %u and have the print command like
lpr -P.... -U %u ....

you may have to modify /etc/printcap so the user name translation can be
done for a process run by nobody (normaly it is only permitted for daemon

you should read a little the man pages for lpr and printcap :o)))

hope this help 

    Michel  APPLAINCOURT     | E-mail : michel.applaincourt at
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