[Samba] How to detect a printer across a network?

M9. monkey9 at iae.nl
Thu Mar 1 20:43:54 GMT 2007

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Only thing that worked was the exact name and ip adress for the printer..
If the adresses vary, and tomorrow the printer can not be found, i will
try to use 192.168.1.* to allways find it, hope that will do the trick..

Thnx again Volker and Jerry, for helping me.. ;-)

M9. schreef:
> Hi,
> The shares are browsable again, but the printer can not get detected.
> If i list the shares from the PC the printer is connected to, it is
> visible..
> But somehow it is not visible in konqueror, en thus not selectable.
> I used to use the ip adress, but since we are behind a router, these
> adresses vary...
> monkey9 at tribal-sfn2:~> smbclient -L ibm-sfn3
> Password:
> Domain=[IBM-SFN3] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
>         Sharename       Type      Comment
>         ---------       ----      -------
>         IPC$            IPC       Externe IPC
>         D$              Disk      Standaard-share
>         SharedDocs      Disk
>         print$          Disk      Printerstuurprogramma's
>         EPSONSty        Printer   EPSON Stylus C64 Series
>         ADMIN$          Disk      Beheer op afstand
>         C$              Disk      Standaard-share
> Domain=[IBM-SFN3] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
>         Server               Comment
>         ---------            -------
>         Workgroup            Master
>         ---------            -------
> monkey9 at tribal-sfn2:~>
> How to connect to this printer?

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Have a nice day,

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