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andrew morgan morgan at
Thu Jul 13 21:32:46 GMT 2000

On Fri, 14 Jul 2000, Luis Luna wrote:

> I have Samba up and running and sharing files, works great. But my problem
> is sharing the printers, the box is RedHat 6.2, Samba is 2.0.7, the printers
> are on HP Jetdirect Print Server cards. I can can print from the linux box
> just fine to the printer(s). I can see the printer share from my NT box, can
> map and connect just fine. But when I send a print job, the print file just
> sit's in the spool directory on the linux box. I can issue a lpr command
> from the console and send the file manually to the printer and it will print
> fine. I tried searching the archives but I keep getting error messages from
> the server about a page not found etc.. Any pointers?
> My printer share from the samba conf file is
> [hplaserplus]
> path = /samba/spool/hplaserplus/
> create mask = 2777
> guest ok = Yes
> printable = Yes
> printer = hplaserplus
> in my gobal sections (pertaining to printing):
> print command = lpr -P%p -r %s

You should probably use the complete path to lpr in your 'print command'
setting, as samba may not have the same environment settings as your login


print command = /usr/bin/lpr -P%p -r %s


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