[Samba] windows to linux printer problem

Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
Fri Dec 27 09:32:01 GMT 2002

Jerry M. Howell II wrote on Samba-digest:

> Message: 28 Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 18:07:56 -0700 
> From: "Jerry M. Howell II" <jmhowell at jmhowell.com> 
> To: samba at lists.samba.org 
> Subject: Re: [Samba] windows to linux printer problem 
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 12:24:42AM +0100, Mathias Homann wrote:
>>> You might not have a permissions problem; I have the same setup here (ok, 
>>> almost, my server's a SuSE 8.0 instead of a redhat) and I had to enable the 
>>> raw support in cups to be able to print from samba.
>>> locate the file named mime.types that _BELONGS TO CUPS_. dunno where redhat 
>>> places it, on suse its in /etc/cups/
>>> look for the line "application/octet-stream", most likely near the bottom of 
>>> the file. make sure it isn't commented out.
> Thank you for trying. I just uncomented that line

If you've read the comments acoompanying this entry in this file, you sure
have noticed the hint to uncomment the line in "/etc/cups/mime.convs" as
well? Did you do so?

It's not only the file "mime.types", it is also "mime.convs" which you need
to edit!

> restarted cups and
> samba but still no luck.
> - Jerry M. Howell II

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