[Samba] Win2k Printing Problems

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat May 18 06:05:02 GMT 2002

On 17 May 2002, Chris Smith wrote:

> On Fri, 2002-05-17 at 15:28, JUSTIN GERRY wrote:
> > I really want to use the linux box to manage the printers, direct tcpip
> > is not an option here.
> I'm not quite sure what you mean by "direct" tcpip but if you're
> printing to Linux lpd queue then it is "managing" your printers. I don't
> quite see what you think it isn't doing in terms of management.
> > I want a point and click install solution for a few network printers.
> Understood, but if you turn off automatic printer downloading than it
> isn't so point and click is it?
> And, of course, if you have lots of users they may just tire of pointing
> and clicking when it all could have been avoided by a one time install
> of the lpr.

printer connections can be installed in login script.  See the con2prt.exe 
tool in the NT 4 resource kit or run 

	'rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /?'

on a Win2k box for more details.

cheers, jerry
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