[Samba] (Trying) to understand Print properties saving
markosjal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 11:00:39 MST 2013
I have a similar issue with Ubuntu 12.04 based system , not sure of
Samba version but it keeps changing default paper to Postscript custom
which seems almost square. I change it in windows and apply and it
always reverts to postscript custom again
On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 5:01 PM, Alessandro Dentella <sandro at e-den.it> wrote:
> some weeks ago I wrote to this list about a problem I have saving print
> properties (samba 3.4.7 - ubuntu-lucid + XP-pro)
> I never managed to solve it, I also tried with samba 3.6+ (Ubuntu precise)
> but had aother problems I wrote about in this list ending opening a bug
> Now I had to go back to my 3.4.7 installation. I'd like at least to bettere
> understand how print properties work so that I can cope better with the
> In my setup the drivers are distributed by the server, client do realize
> they need the driver and server correctly serves them, the problem is that
> the page format is alwayes set to 'letter' rather than 'A4'. I have roaming
> I really need to fix this even thought some workaround.
> Can someone tell me which are the components that store the print
> properties? If this is already explained somewhere, please give me the URL,
> I wasn't able to find it.
> 1. If I browse \\server\(server and fax) and I configure properties, where
> are the changes saved?
> 2. When an end user configures the printer where does ther properties should
> go (I have roaming profiles)? In the profile? in a registry?
> 3. If the domain/local Administrator changes the properties in the printer
> on the client via settings | printers how does that change relate to
> settings in 1 and 2?
> 4. In a working setup, is there a way to force the paper format *after* a
> user has already logged in and changed the properties?
> thanks in advance for any explanation
>  https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9468
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