[Samba] Re: Printer Queue not being cleared

Rory Vieira rory.vieira at gmail.com
Tue Mar 14 14:59:13 GMT 2006

Dear Michael,

> Server OS and version?
> Samba version?
> Enough of your smb.conf to show printer related settings?
> Client OS and version?

 You are so right... I should've known :)

P4 3GHz, 1Gb ram, 160Gb hda, dvd-writer hdc, 2 * 3Com etc...
Running SuSE Linux 9.3 (installed from FTP)
Running Samba 3.0.21c
Connecting with Windows XP Professional SP2 with MSOffice 2003

The most interesting parts of smb.conf:

        printer admin = @ntadmin
        load printers = yes
        printcap name = cups
        domain master = yes
        security = user
        printing = cups
        cups options = raw
        client driver = Yes

   comment = All Printers
   path = /var/spool/samba
   browseable = no
   public = yes
   guest ok = yes
   writable = no
   printable = yes
   create mode = 0700

   path = /data/printers
   browseable = yes
   write list = @ntadmin
   guest ok = yes
   inherit permissions = yes

Like I explained, the CUPS queues are all empty, but in Windows, the queues
contain all printed documents (oncluding the ones

Rory Vieira
rory dot vieira at gmail dot com

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