[Samba] Add Printer Wizard

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Oct 31 23:24:01 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-01 at 10:01, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> Okay! I've managed to defeat this obstacle. I did it all manually using
> smbclient and rpcclient. Printer drivers work.
> However, Windows is producing VERY VERY BAD quality output. Totally
> grainy. It does not do this when using hte printer through the normal
> WIndows server's shared printer (this is a TCP/IP printer, directly
> supporting IPP, we are using the windows server/samba servers just to
> centralize it).
> Windows is using the native drivers for this printer, which are
> postscript. So, I assume, samba shold be receiving a postscript file
> from Windows, and in turn sending that to cups... so at first glance I
> wouldn't think Samba was at fault... but since it only happens when
> samba is involved, I don't know.

Try removing Samba - print using IPP to the CUPS server.

Also, check you are using the postscript drivers for the printer in CUPS
- you don't want CUPS rendering it to PCL (or whatever your printers
also speak) if you can avoid it.

Andrew Bartlett 

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Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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