[Samba] Samba + CUPS
Nick.Couchman at seakr.com
Fri May 21 12:25:21 MDT 2010
> Ricoh-Aficio_MP_C4500 supports postscript and has a manufacture ppd so there
> are no issues like that here
Yes, and I actually have the PPD installed for the MP C6501SP that I'm using. However, the PPD doesn't seem to include all of the options - like the Document Server/Mailbox printer - that I need. I don't really need these functions on non-Windows platforms, but I definitely need them for some of my Windows-based users. If the PPD doesn't contain the options, then the functionality obviously won't be passed through.
> the Canon imageRunner also has supported drivers.
Yes, Canon stuff works fine for me - no issues there.
> the whole point of using CUPS is to get rid of the broken drivers in the
> first place
> all PPD options are passed though to the windows client
Okay - I'll definitely try it out.
> Scanning to email ( configure the printer to read from LDAP) and network
> scanning use SANE
> windows print drivers can do either because there not related to printing.
> try it and see how you go it can't do any harm.
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