[kwlug-disc] Printing from Windows on Linux (CUPS) printers
paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Thu Feb 25 01:14:20 EST 2010
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 09:15:27PM -0800, Raul Suarez wrote:
> I've actually found that the links is quite old.
> I went to the samba site and set it up as per the documentation
> On the windows computer the printer status shows as "Access denied,
> unable to connect"
I don't have an answer, but I would try three things at this point:
- Check your Samba permissions to make sure all guests can print to
- Take a look at what communication is happening with tcpdump or
- On the Windows guests, try deleting and re-adding the printer, to
make sure your Windows clients can *still* see the printers.
Sorry I can't be more helpful.
I thought you could print via CUPS directly, without using Samba at
all? Maybe I am being stupid. It will work for standalone networked
printers (http://<ip address>/ipp) but maybe not for printers attached
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