[Samba] cupsaddsmb adobe error message

Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
Fri Mar 12 11:16:09 GMT 2004

> [Samba] cupsaddsmb adobe error message
> Sundaram Ramasamy sun at percipia.com
> Fri Mar 12 04:18:05 GMT 2004
> Hi,
> I am trying to add automatic driver install, its giving me ADOBEPS5.DLL
> file not found error message.

You should read the man page of "cupsaddsmb". It would tell you that
the preparation to be completed *before* running the command consists,
amongst other things, to place the Windows driver files into the
"/usr/share/cups/drivers/" repository..... (Unfortunately the license
prohibits the free re-distribution of the Adobe driver files.)

> Where can I get these files?

 From any Windows 2K/XP workstation that shares a PostScript printer....
It will have a share named "print$" where it offeres driver files for
"Point'n'Print" installations. Try this:

    smbclient -U windowsusername //windowshostname/print\$
    cd w32x86
    cd 2
    mget ADOBEPS*.*

Another option is to go to the Adobe website and search for their
PostScript driver.


> My configuration
> Samba 3.0.2a with cups.
> # cupsaddsmb -U root -v -a
> Password for root required to access localhost via SAMBA:
> Running command: smbclient //localhost/print\$ -N -U'root%abc123' -c
> 'mkdir W32X86;put /var/spool/cups/tmp/4051394ee08ec W32X86/pdf.PPD;put
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPS5.DLL W32X86/ADOBEPS5.DLL;put
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPSU.DLL W32X86/ADOBEPSU.DLL;put
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPSU.HLP W32X86/ADOBEPSU.HLP'
> Domain=[TUX-NET] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.2a-SuSE]
> NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_COLLISION making remote directory \W32X86
> putting file /var/spool/cups/tmp/4051394ee08ec as \W32X86/pdf.PPD
> (6463.0 kb/s) (average 6463.2 kb/s)
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPS5.DLL does not exist
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPSU.DLL does not exist
> /usr/share/cups/drivers/ADOBEPSU.HLP does not exist
> Password for root required to access localhost via SAMBA:
> -SR

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