[Samba] Samba + cups = raw postscript output

David Smith david.smith at mercyships.org
Mon Mar 6 09:33:22 GMT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig White [mailto:craigwhite at azapple.com] 
> ----
> Not sure of what exactly you are referring to with cups 
> driver...are you
> using Adobe Postscript printer driver and cups generated PPD and
> printing to \\samba_server\printer_share ?

Yes, I'm using \\samba\printer to print, and the "Cups Test Driver v6"
I am wanting to be able to use print accounting, can this be done with the
Adobe driver?

> if so, you don't want to have the 'raw' option enabled on the cups
> printer at all (comment out the 'raw' lines in /etc/cups/mime.types
> and /etc/cups/mime.convs and restart cups).

Ok, I commented out the application/vnd.cups-raw setting from mime.types,
now I
Get a message in the Samba logs as follows
[2006/03/06 09:22:47, 0] printing/print_cups.c:cups_job_submit(765)
  Unable to print file to HPLaserJet5si -

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