print help.

Joachim Feise jfeise at
Mon Mar 12 03:25:32 GMT 2001

Derek's Clone wrote:
> okay.. i'm on my winbox, looking at stuff.
> connecting to my samba server works fine.. browsing through files and
> access is fine, but when i try to print, it doesn't work at all.
> it recognizes the printer, the printer type and such, but it just doesn't
> print.
> [printers]
>         comment = All Printers
>         path = /tmp
>         printing = /usr/local/bin/lpr

The printing entry doesn't specify the actual print program.
For the valid values, see
What you apparently wanted to specify is 'print command' (see
Most of the time you don't even need to specify the print command at all, since
the value set with printing implies certain default values for the print command.

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