[Samba] Re: Samba + cups = raw postscript output

Franz Pfoertsch franz.pfoertsch at brose.net
Thu Mar 9 12:47:46 GMT 2006

Is there anyy pjl-stuff at the ppd-file?
delete him!

Newer version of cups delete pjl-stuff automatically form the printjobs.
Weeks ago, I had a problem when tbcp was configured on!

regards and good luck

Chris wrote:

> On Tuesday 07 March 2006 05:58, David Smith wrote:
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Chris [mailto:smb23 at realcomputerguy.com]
>> > Is it possible that you set up a raw printer in CUPS instead of
>> > associating the proper PPD with it?
>> No, it does have the right PPD file, but the filter doesn't get
>> called as it being passed through as RAW.
>> > It is a PS printer, right?
>> Yep, well, sorta... Postscript level2. This is why I'm wanting to
>> filter through the foomatic rip to a PCL output (or postscript level
>> 2 will do). I've got the a PPD file from linuxprinting.org which has
>> the correct filters for converting to PCL.
> You might try using the printers official PS PPD for NT4 when you set it
> up in CUPS, then update your Samba/Windows installations.
>> > Did you use cupsaddsmb? If so, it would have needed to have
>> > been patched
>> > for the CUPS version 6 driver to properly set the printer up in
>> > Samba.
>> No. That didn't appear to work too well... Perhaps I'm wanting the
>> patch... I added it using the windows "install driver" method in the
>> samba docs, then assigned it to each printer using the rpcclient
>> method.
> Right, without the patch cupsaddsmb will not setup the version 6 drivers
> properly. It is the easiest way but the others should work.
> Chris

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