[kwlug-disc] Printing from Windows on Linux (CUPS) printers
rarsa at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 25 15:29:20 EST 2010
I got as far as being able to add the printer, the printer shows "Ready" but when I try to print I get "communication error"
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--- On Thu, 2/25/10, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Printing from Windows on Linux (CUPS) printers
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 1:14 AM
> 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
> > 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"
> 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
> the shares.
> - 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
> 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
> printers (http://<ip address>/ipp) but maybe not for
> printers attached
> to workstations.
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