Win2k client

Michael Sweet mike at
Tue Apr 12 08:05:00 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> Hi,
> I configure a Debian CUPS and Samba servers.
> Linux and WinXP clients works well.
> I have a problem to declare a printer with a Win2k clients.
> I can declare a printer using Network printer process and using the URL //server/printers/printername but i can not download automatically the driver. I have to define the driver in the printer list.
> Do you know if it is possible to configure the Cups server to upload the driver when i configure printers from a Win2k client ?

It should be possible (windows does it), but we haven't decoded
the magic they use for the driver downloads over HTTP yet.

In the meantime, use SAMBA or the ESP Print Pro client for

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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