[Samba] Letter instead of A4 with driver installed via Samba's Point'n'Print

Bjørn Tore Sund bjorn.sund at it.uib.no
Thu Jan 18 16:23:49 GMT 2007

Kay Obermueller wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have already asked for this the cups list/newsgroup, but it seems to me that this might be more a question about Samba. According (hopefully) to these howtos I have setup printers and prepared their cups postscript drivers to be installed automatically via Samba and the so called Point'n'Print method:
> https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-456501-highlight-.html
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/kpfeifle/SambaPrintHOWTO/Samba-HOWTO-Collection-3.0-PrintingChapter-11th-draft.html
> Everything works pretty well except that a new windows client that installs the driver tries to print out as Letter instead of A4.
My first guess would be that you've got your machine configured to some 
US locale, and Samba/cups is respecting that.  Try changing to a 
European locale, reconfigure the printers and see what happens.


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