[Samba] Users can't pause or cancel print jobs

Charles McLaughlin cmclaughlin at ucdavis.edu
Wed Jan 11 20:03:49 GMT 2006

On 01/11/2006 07:16 AM, Joris De Pooter wrote:
> Adam Nielsen a écrit :
>>>> I have looked everywhere.  I can find anything on permissions with
>>>> regards to Printing to a samba server.  From what I ve read
>>>> Googling around.  This appears to be a current problem.
>>> I have the same problem and would really like to here from anyone
>>> with a fix.
>> What happens if (through Windows) you run \\Samba, open "Printers and
>> Faxes" then view the properties of the affected printer.  On the
>> security tab, make sure "Manage Printers" and "Manage Documents" are
>> both ticked for all users in the list (especially "Everyone".)  Does
>> that make a difference?  You will probably need admin access to Samba
>> to be able to do this.
>> Cheers,
>> Adam.
> Hi there, i also have this issue since the begining.
> I tried to tick "Manage Printers" and "Manage Documents" but when I 
> click "Apply" they automaticcaly get unticked.

I was able to change the setting on 3 out of 4 of my printers.  I 
experienced the same problem on the 4th - the check box unchecked it 
self.  However, I logged out and log in again and can see that the 
setting was saved.

Thanks for your help.


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