[Samba] unable to install printer. access is denied.

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Apr 1 06:08:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Matthew Whitworth wrote:

> I'm assuming from a few things I've read that this is because I have not
> specified an "addprinter command".  Are there examples of such things out
> there?  I have seen no documentation other than the suggestion that it
> should point to a script capable of adding printers.  Other than adding an
> entry to /etc/printcap, what else would an "addprinter command" script
> need to do?

  * create spool directories for lpd
  * add the entry to smb.conf
  * etc...

btw... most people choose to setup the printer beforehand and simply 
use the printer properties page to upload and install a new driver for the 
printer (i.e. the "New Driver..." button).

cheers, jerry
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