[kwlug-disc] Printing from Windows on Linux (CUPS) printers

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 25 00:15:27 EST 2010


I've actually found that the links is quite old.

I went to the samba site and set it up as per the documentation

http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/CUPS-printing.html

On the windows computer the printer status shows as "Access denied, unable to connect"

Raul Suarez

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--- On Wed, 2/24/10, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Printing from Windows on Linux (CUPS) printers
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 10:40 PM
> What do I have to do to have windows
> computers print to my printer connected to a Mint/Ubuntu
> box
> 
> I've already googled this but cannot make it work
> 
> - I found information about configuring Samba and CUPS
> under Debian and configured as described here: 
> http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Debian-and-Windows-Shared-Printing.html#sharing_with_windows
> 
> - The windows computers can see the remote printer and
> "install" the drivers appropriately
> 
> - When I print something I get a communications error.
> 
> What else am I missing?
> 
> Raul Suarez
> 
> Technology consultant
> Software, Hardware and Practices
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> 
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