[Samba] Print spool icon in systray reports jobs pending when none are pending

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Mar 10 17:02:57 GMT 2005

On Thursday 10 March 2005 09:45, Bill Arlofski wrote:
> I have an issue I'd like to resolve with a client and the print spool
> icon in the systray...
> If the user (on w2k) mouses over the print spool icon, it tells them
> "xxx jobs in queue" or some such, and the xxx increments once for each
> new print job they send.
> Also, the print spool icon never disappears from the systray until a
> reboot, or re-login. Once a job is sent to one of the samba-served
> printers, the spool icon reappears with symptoms noted above.
> Any ideas?  Using Samba 3.0.9 and cups. This is happening for all users.
> I checked the changelog from 3.0.9 to 3.0.11 and didn't find anything
> relating to this specific issue, but plan upgrading soon hust the same.

Suggest you update to 3.0.11 as  it will likely cure your problem. There are a 
number of printing related fixes in 3.0.11 and the problem of print jobs not 
being deleted cropped up prior to release of 3.0.11 and unless I am mistaken 
is fixed in this release.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Samba-Team Member
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