[Samba] mounting a printer shared on a win9x machine

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Fri Oct 25 19:22:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, tim smith wrote:

> So, am i completely barking up the wrong tree is do i have some other
> problem. help is much appreciated cheers

Yes, don't mount printers.

You can configure a printcap entry to use a filter, and that filter can be
a script that runs smbclient to send the file to the printer. And for
postscript you throw in a bit of ghostscript ...

If you are on RedHat just use the printtool and add a SMB printer.


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