samba printer configuration query

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Oct 9 07:09:05 GMT 2001

Yatin Shah wrote:
> Sir,
>         We are using samba and I really am happy with it. I have gone
> through your sites and manuals for network printers but didn't find any
> help. Actually i  have network printer and i want to know how do i
> configure this printer so that my windows based PCs will access it.

If you are running a HP JetDirect box (or simiar configuarion), and you
want to share it via the samba server, then just configure it as a
starndard remote unix printer (with lpd and /etc/printcap).  Samba won't
care where the printer actually is, it just forwards the job on. 

Andrew Bartlett

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