[Samba] samba3 and CUPS: lpoptions does not work

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Oct 31 12:36:09 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 22:52, Gonçal wrote:
> Hi,
> I have set up a CUPS queue in the samba server with specific lpoptions
> (actually, it's a queue to print 2-up on an HP LaserJet4300 printer. I used
> lpoptions -d NX2-118 -o number-up=2). Everything works as expected when I
> print from the Unix side.
> However, when  I print to the corresponding samba queue, the options
> specified through lpoptions are ignored (i.e. the prints come out as 1-up
> instead of 2-up).
> I am using samba-3.0.1-pre1 on a RedHat9 system, with CUPS 1.1.17.
> Did anyone out there manage to get lpoptions working on a Samba printer
> queue? Any other suggestion to setup a 2-up printer queue with samba?

The jobs would need to arrive at the Samba server in postscript,
preferably from the 'cups driver'.  (CUPS publishes a postscript driver
for windows that is designed to work with with a cups print chain).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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