Printing from Windows 2000

Stamatis Kantartzis snk7 at
Tue Jun 27 19:44:04 GMT 2000

Hello all...I was having incredible difficulty in setting up my HP Color LaserJet 4500 to be shared on a Caldera 2.3 Linux server with access to it from Windows 2000 machines.  I've been working about a week now (sadly enough) and I think I've made some progress mainly from information in newsgroups and online documentation.  Here's what I have so far:  I can print from the linux machine using the lpr command, I can login from windows 2000 through telnet and print using lpr, I can log on to the printer through smbclient (but don't know how or what to print from there), and I can see the printer shared in the network and connect to it from Windows 2000.  I still can't print from the Windows machines though.  When I click to print a test page, it says "unable to create print job," and, of course, nothing happens.  Does anyone know what I need to do from here?  Any help would be appreciated.

snippets from [smb.conf]

workgroup = wkgrp
netbios name = server
encrypt passwords = Yes
null passwords = Yes
username map = /etc/samba.d/smbusers
unix password sync = Yes
max log size = 50
socket options = TCP_NODELAY
domain logons = Yes
os level = 65
preferred master = Yes
dns proxy = No
wins proxy = Yes
wins server =

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/lpd/hpcolor
read only = No
create mask = 0700
guest ok = Yes
print ok = Yes
postscript = Yes
print command = 
browseable = No

comment = HP Color LaserJet
path = /var/spool/samba
read only = No
guest ok = Yes
print ok = Yes
postscript = Yes
print command = lpr -r -Phpcolor %s
printer name = hpcolor

and [printcap]
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