[Samba] fail to print to windows XP printer
yangyang at juggler.ucsd.edu
Sun Feb 22 07:58:28 GMT 2004
I try to print from a linux box to a printer
connected on a Windows XP box, the two boxes are on
the same LAN, samba is latest version (3.0.xxxx)
I use smbclient '\\server\Printername' -U user
and gave correct passwd,
I type 'print' in the samba shell,
it shows the printed file transmitted to the XP box,
and I go to the XP box to check on the printer status,
the job is received, under the owner "Guest"
but shows "error-printing' , the file name is "remote downlevel
document', the XP box doesn't give me any debugging info, so
I have no way of knowing why printing doesn't work.
could anybody tell me the reason it fails?
( i used cups too, but I think cups relies on samba, so this is the
real cause, and the owner 'Guest' doesn't seem to be wrong, because
I printed out from another XP client, and the job went through
correctly under the name 'Guest' )
thanks a lot
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