[Samba] Samba + cups = raw postscript output

Collen Blijenberg collen at mail.hermanjordan.nl
Tue Mar 7 07:49:49 GMT 2006

Here is some input on print accounting:

David Smith wrote:

>> 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"
> driver.
> I am wanting to be able to use print accounting, can this be done with the
> Adobe driver?

We use Pykota for print accounting, allong with a standard pcl6 windows 
works fine, with cups as print backend!!

>> 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 -
> client-error-document-format-not-supported



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