[Samba] Ubuntu printing in a Windows10 USB printer
edison.qa at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 00:46:17 UTC 2021
Thanks for your help.
I understood that a printer (mine is HP), has a web server inside that will
allow me to configure an IP address to it.
Is that right?
If so, I'll plug it in my notebook via USB and try to access the web page.
Any further guidance will be very appreciated.
Em seg., 20 de set. de 2021 às 19:22, Patrick Goetz via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> escreveu:
> Since no one has responded, I'm not sure this is an issue Samba can
> address; it most certainly is a problem you don't want to solve with
> Samba, if you can avoid it. You're talking about configuring a
> non-trivial software stack just to be able to print from your Ubuntu
> The simple solution here is,
> if your printer has an ethernet port or wireless connectivity (almost
> all do these days; heck my stove has a wireless interface in case I
> decide to go insane and enable it to facilitate someone turning the oven
> on remotely in the middle of the day),
> then make the printer an independent device on your network, assign an
> IP address to it from the printer's web interface or control panel, and
> cups on your Ubuntu laptop is liable to discover it automatically. (I
> know this works on a wired network, not sure on wireless, as I haven't
> tried it.) In any case, it should be easy to configure from there using
> I wonder if anyone is still using Samba to serve up printers; that seems
> very early 2000's or even late 90's.
> On 9/19/21 8:45 PM, Edison Albuquerque via samba wrote:
> > Hi.
> > Starting in this mailing list.
> > I've been Googling a lot but found confusing explanations on how to do
> > Could you please help me?
> > I understand that Ubuntu, my notebook, is the client and Windows 10, the
> > notebook to which the printer is attached to via USB, is the server.
> > How to configure Windows? How to prepare my notebook to connect to the
> > printer?
> > Thanks.
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