[Samba] Printing w/ CUPS

Chris Smith chris at realcomputerguy.com
Wed Aug 21 13:17:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 14:26, Kelly S. Smelser wrote:
> When using CUPS with Samba 2.2.x do all printers need to be installed 
> per user?  That is, can I not go through as administrator in WinXP and 
> install all of the printers for, say, a group of labs, and then have 
> them installed and available to have them set as the default w/ a script 
> as users login as domain users?  

This has nothing to do with CUPS or Samba, it's just the way Windows
works. Local printers are installed per machine, network printers are
installed per user.
You can auto-install the printer using PrintUIEntry (search the MSKB for
use) in a logon script.


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