[Samba] Samba - CUPS - Fax

Shaun Marolf shaun.marolf at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 08:01:56 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 04 October 2006 02:02, Tomas Srb wrote:
> Hi,
> I need fax on linux server shared with MSW stations. If I use samba
> without CUPS support, it is simple - lpr comman for printer Fax is
> replaced by my faxspool programm - this connect via tcp/ip small gui on
> workstation and ask user for fax number and description.
> When I use CUPS, this seen simple too - i wrote backend using my
> faxspool, this connect via tcp/ip... eee? Something is wrong! How I can
> resolve IP address of MSW workstation? Backend have only username of
> sender, some title of print (can I in smb.conf change title of
> printjob?), but any information about senders station are not :-(.
> I know, this is question on edge betwen CUPS and Samba... but please,
> help me, if You can.
> Best regards
> Tomas Srb
> P.S. Sorry about my english - this is not my native language (this is
> pascal :-)

Take a look at Hylafax.

It isn't about it being free. Rather, its about the freedom it brings.

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