[Samba] Point'n'print support of various printer drivers

Roel van Meer rolek at bokxing.nl
Mon Apr 19 01:13:43 MDT 2010

Ryan Suarez writes:

>> We're using Point'n'print with different versions of samba (3.3.x, 
>> 3.4.x, 3.5.x) and in most cases it works really well. However, there 
>> are some printer drivers with which we just cannot get printing to 
>> work properly: in these cases not all driver features (like color, 
>> duplex or multiple copies) are available.
>> I was wondering if this is a known inherent problem with some printer 
>> drivers, or if this is caused by samba not supporting specific methods 
>> or other requirements that these drivers would have.
>> [...]
> Great question +1.  All our lexmark drivers work like a charm.

Thanks. Yes, luckily a lot of drivers work perfectly. But with some people, 
the things that don't work are much more important than the things that do 

> Xerox drivers are a PITA.  I'm referring to vendor specific drivers, 
> since Windows does not have a bundle for the newest Xerox models we 
> have.  I was also considering filing bug reports for these.

There is a bug for a xerox driver currently on the table: 



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