LPRng and SAMBA
mikef at matchmail.com
Tue Mar 13 05:00:00 GMT 2001
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 03:05:13PM -0500, Michael Blinn wrote:
> First of all, thanks to everyone who has helped me out so far resolving
> my samba problems!
> The latest has to do with LPRng and directory permissions. LPRng
> requires 0600 permissions on the spool directory, owner daemon group
> daemon. Whenever a user tries to print through SAMBA, they do not have
> write access to the spool directory, as teh job comes in user/group of
> the person who printed. Any ideas? The relevant entries in smb.conf are
> Michael BLinn
> People Places, Inc.
> load printers = yes
> printcap name = /usr/local/etc/printcap
> path = /var/spool/lpd/printdown
> print ok = yes
> printing = lprng
IIRC, the path shouldn't be to the printer's spool directory with lprng.
the lpr command actually takes the file specified and sends it through a
network socket to the server, and that handles the spool dir.
> guest ok = no
> print command = /usr/local/bin/lpr -P%p -r %s
> lpq command = /usr/local/bin/lpq -P%p
> lprm command = /usr/local/bin/lprm -P%p %j
> lppause command = /usr/local/sbin/lpc hold %p %j
> lpresume command = /usr/local/sbin/lpc release %p %j
> queuepause command = /usr/local/sbin/lpc -P%p stop
> queueresume command = /usr/local/sbin/lpc -P%p start
I think you should change the path to /tmp, and leave out the specific lp
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