[Samba] samba & cups
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Mon May 6 12:28:32 GMT 2002
At 02:01 PM 5/6/2002 -0500, David W. Chapman wrote:
Can you print to your printer via lpr(see if same is the problem or
your printcap). Could you please provide your printcap and relevant
sections of smb.conf?
Oh, yes, I installed with portupgrade - really a good proggie.
I can print with the lpd, if I set it up for that... But the problem is
When one installs cups the printcap file is overwritten and all you have is
Epson900: (in my case anyway). kThe ir;ony is that the cups configuration
for Windows printing is incredibly naive - "all you have to do is enter:
printing = cups; and printcap = cups" - really, that's what they say on
their site & documentation. Wel, it ain't that simple... it would seem...
OK, I stand corrected... as I was writing... I did a final check to try to
install a driver from the Windows side - and using the Windows built-in
driver (not the Epson driver, which was rather a mess to install) IT WORKS.
Thanks for the help.
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