[Samba] Question about printer sharing

Michael Heydon michaelh at jaswin.com.au
Mon Nov 19 06:04:46 GMT 2007

I don't see any particular reason why it wouldn't work, it should be as 
simple as sharing the printer on the workstation, setting it up through 
cups and telling samba to share the cups printers (and adding drivers if 

But wouldn't it be simpler to just let the other machines talk to it via 
the machine it is directly connected to?
Alternatively, parallel print servers are fairly cheap, you could put 
the printer directly on the network.

*Michael Heydon - IT Administrator *
michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

Ivan Arteaga wrote:
> Hello List,
> I have a samba pdc and a network of windows workstations, i would like 
> to share a printer via the samba server but it is directly connected 
> to a workstation (parallerl port) . It is possible via the smb.conf ? 
> If so, i will appreciate any tip to do it.
> Regards,
> --Ivan.

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