[Samba] printer

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Thu Jan 30 03:55:23 GMT 2003

I know there is an smbprint script, but, until the basic steps are working,
trying to use the smbprint script would be futile and very time wasting!


> > This is a very elementary question that has probably been asked and answered. If
> > this is the case and someone could point me to the answer, that would be great
> > as I have not been able to find it. My problem is this: I am a college student
> > running Red Hat Linux 7.3. My roommate is running Windows XP. We only have one
> > printer between us and would like to be able to share it. As of now, however, I
> > have been able to see all the other files she has shared, but not the printer.
> > If anyone could point me to directions on how to share printers, that would be
> > greatly appreciated. Thanks for all your help.
> I agree with Joel's comments - but I want to add that you may find a
> shell scirpt called smbprint helpful in figuring out how to submit jobs
> to the windows queue.  I've had good success with cups printing to
> windows hosted printers.

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