[Samba] Setting up a cups printer

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.sulinet.hu
Sat Jun 21 14:08:30 GMT 2003

Darrell Blake írta:

>I'm trying to set up a cups printer but I don't know much about printing in 
>linux and am a bit confused. I've installed a printer in cups using the web 
>interface and it works fine. All the tutorials I've read though refer to 
>/var/spool/lpd/lp but on my system this doesn't exist. I'm guessing this is 
>because I'm not using lpd, I'm using cups. There are a few files in 
>/var/spool/cups but they're c00001 to c00005. Can someone shed some light on 
>my problem? My [printer] section on smb.conf currently looks like this...
>        browseable = yes
>        path = /var/spool/lpd/lp
>        read only = yes
>        printable = yes
>        guest ok = yes
>Please help,
For the begining you should check, that your samba is built with cups 
suport, or not, if yes, all you have to do is to specify printing=cups, 
under global, the rest is optional

Good Luck

Geza Gemes

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