[Samba] Re: Printing issue in Samba

Jeff umbach jeff at theserverpos.com
Fri Apr 2 21:10:10 GMT 2004

I remember that for my printer shares I have to add the line 'use client
drivers = yes' to the definition of the printer share in the smb.conf file.

"Pat Craddock" <pat.craddock at comcast.net> wrote in message
news:406AD1B8.4000303 at comcast.net...
> Hello! I am a relatively new user to Samba and have run in to a snag
> with printing. I have Samba set up on a SuSE 9.0 server. I had no
> problems setting up shares for disk access to my Win2K boxes. I can
> attach to the shares very easily. I can also see that the shares are
> active from SWAT. The problem I have is with printing. I can get to the
> printer over the lan and even see the que update when I print directly
> from the server, so I know I have the que set up correctly. The problem
> is, when I try to print from the Windows boxes, the packets get to the
> server, but no pages are printed.
> If anyone has any ideas, I would greatly appreciate it!
> Thanks!
> Pat Craddock
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