Automatic driver downloads (was: [Samba] [semi-ot] Printing w/ NT, automated driver download and modifying printer settings)

Gerald Carter jerry at
Wed Jul 10 07:03:46 GMT 2002

On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Jesse Becker wrote:

> What I cannot do is twofold:
> 1)  Automatically download drivers to clients.  When I try to add the
> printer, I get a pop-up box reading: 
> 	"The server on which the printer resides does not have the correct
> 	printer driver installed.  If you want to install the driver on
> 	your local computer, click OK."
> On clicking OK, you get the usual 'add printer wizard' dialogue box, and 
> if I choose, I can add the correct drivers.

Sounds like you did not read the HOWTO.  It says to click "no" if you are
installing the drivers on the server.

cheers, jerry

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