[Samba] setup printing without a Windows PC client, how?

Ryan Novosielski novosirj at umdnj.edu
Tue Feb 26 23:32:12 GMT 2008

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Paul E Condon wrote:
> I am setting up Samba as a work-around for situation in a Debian/Mac
> OS X LAN. I have several Debian boxes and several Macs in a small
> LAN. A new addition is my daughter's new Mac laptop which came with
> Leopard installed.  Older Macs connected to netatalk on a Debian Etch
> box, but I can't get Leopard to connect. So I'm trying to get Samba
> running and serving to Mac clients.
> The problem is a print driver for samba. Set up instructions from
> which I working say a driver can be found on one of the client PCs on
> the LAN, but ... my LAN is something of a outlier. Where can I get a
> suitable driver? Or is the 'driver' merely a .ppd which I already have
> (and have tried)?  If a ppd is what I need, then something else is
> wrong and I will have to ask some other questions, but for now I think
> my problem is a print driver for a computer that isn't on my
> LAN. Advice?

This is covered in either the manual or the cookbook and is done with
rpcclient, if you're asking what I think you're asking.


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