[Samba] Printer Properties Don't Work After Update

Kevin Shanahan kmshanah at ucwb.org.au
Fri Sep 1 02:58:22 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 21:46 +0000, John Goerzen wrote:
> We recently migrated our Samba server to Samba 3.0.22 and Cups 1.2.2,
> running on Debian.
> Since the migration, we have noticed an odd problem: Windows clients
> that hit the Properties box in their print dialog, then navigate over to
> the Driver Settings tab (the one with all the settings from the cups PPD
> file), and make changes, will have those changes ignored.  That means
> that people can't enable things like Duplex printing, etc.  We have
> tried this with both the vendor driver and the CUPS driver going through
> Samba, and have problems with both.  Setting these options coming from
> pure Linux clients to the CUPS server works fine.

This is a bug in CUPS, which should be fixed when 1.2.3 is released.


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