[Samba] printers don't show up as shares

Darren Creutz dcreutz at wso.williams.edu
Thu May 27 01:24:23 GMT 2004

Hi all,

I have been using Samba 3.0.2a-1 on Debian for a while now, no 
problems.  I upgraded to 3.0.4-5 and now I can't see any printers as 
shares.  I have tried everything I can think of with smb.conf and still 
no printers show up.  Below is my smb.conf and printcap files, does 
anyone know what's wrong here?

Thank you in advance,

    panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
    netbios name = majorkong
    workgroup = WORKGROUP
    server string = MajorKong (Samba server)
    load printers = yes
    printcap name = cups
    printing = cups
    show add printer wizard = no
    printer admin = @lpadmin
    log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
    log level = 3
    max log size = 1000
    syslog = 0
    security = user
    encrypt passwords = true
    passdb backend = smbpasswd guest
    socket options = TCP_NODELAY
    dns proxy = no
    passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
    passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n 
*Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n .
    obey pam restrictions = yes

    comment = All printers
    path = /var/spool/samba
    printable = yes
    browseable = no
    guest ok = yes
    public = yes
    writable = no
    read only = yes
    create mode = 0700
    use client driver = yes
    print command = lpr -P %p -o raw %s -r
    lpq command = lpstat -o %p
    lprm command = cancel %p-%j

---------/var/run/cups/printcap (/etc/printcap symlinked to 
# This file was automatically generated by cupsd(8) from the
# /etc/cups/printers.conf file.  All changes to this file
# will be lost.

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