[Samba] print command %J (job name) problem

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Wed Sep 11 11:21:00 GMT 2002

Which OS are you using? There was discussion on this list a while back that
some flavors of windows don't work properly. I think it was 2000. There is
some intermediate step in transferring the document to the server. You might
search the archives. I don't think it was resolved, but, I forget.

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 01:07:58PM +0200, Francesco Mosca wrote:
> Il mar, 2002-09-10 alle 23:35, Joel Hammer ha scritto:
> > You need:
> > lpr -Pprinter -J"%J"  (maybe single quotes, not sure)
> > Below is what I do.
> <snip>
> it works, thanks a lot.. but now i've another problem: it doesn't do
> what i expected.. i'm looking for a way to get the name of the file (or
> the title? the head?) being printed, just like it shows on the window's
> spooler. eg. if i print a document saved as "foobar.doc" i'd like to get
> this instead of "Remote Downlevel document" as i get using %J.. 
> is it possible?
> thanks anyway
> Francesco 

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