Printing from Windoze...

Anthony Ewell aewell at
Wed Sep 20 21:49:45 GMT 2000

Hi Brad,

    It is pretty simple:  First, make sure you can print in Linux.
Them, add the following to your smb.conf and restart samba.

aewell at

; Tony note: remember to use CAPS in the princap for the smb share name
   printcap name = /etc/printcap
   load printers = yes
   printing = BSD

   comment = All Printers
   path = /var/spool/samba
   browseable = no
   public = yes
   guest ok = no
   writeable = no
   printable = yes

Brad wrote:

> I am trying to print fron Win98 via Samba onto a parallel printer attatched
> to a RedHat Linux box. Can anyone point me to a Howto that will explain how
> to set this up? I have been unsuccessful in finding one so far.
> Regards,
> Brad

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