[Samba] Where to see a printer...

Gary Dale garydale at torfree.net
Sun Jul 30 13:56:49 GMT 2006

Mauro Sacchetto wrote:
> Alle 05:04, domenica 30 luglio 2006, Gary Dale ha scritto:
>> Mauro Sacchetto wrote:
>>> Alle 18:56, venerdì 28 luglio 2006, Mauro Sacchetto ha scritto:
>>>> I installed a printer, HP DeskJet 6122, which has no
>>>> Ethernet device inside. In Windows, I use a local port
>>>> with address \\darkstar\hp6122. The printer work,
>>>> but I can see it only in Windows menu "Fax and Printers",
>>>> not in the share resource of Samba, even if I set
>>>> my smb.conf with "load printers" and, in [printers].
>>>> "browseable = yes" Is it all ok?
>> Do you have CUPS set up?
> I think so. I print regularly from Win
> with Linux printer, and I'm able in effect
> to print from Win with Linux printer.
> I configured my printer in CUPS
> as usual. Or there is a trick, to let
> the printer be seen in the right place
> in Windows?
> Thanx
> M.
There's no trick, but you may want to check the CUPS 
/etc/cups/cuspd.conf file to verify that you are allowing browsing.

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