[cups.general] printing to windows printer

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmx.net
Sun Jan 9 17:01:02 PST 2005

Can you update CUPS and Samba to the newest versions from the official 
Mandrakelinux updates. The description of the updates only tells about 
some security fixes, but the updates should also fix your problem.


tadek at telus.net wrote:
> Hello,
> I am begging for help.
> I am having problem printing to my windows printer from Linux box runing Mandrake 10.1 using CUPS and Samba. I must say that printing in Linux is not my strongest point:(
> Funny thing is that I am able to print to the same printer from different Linux box (it runs Debian Sarge) with no problem using same technique (Samba/CUPS).
> Here is the situation:
> 0) I am running Madrake 10.1 with smbd 3.0.10, nmbd 3.0.10
>    Kernel; Cups 1.1 configured using localhost:631 (uri: smb://tad:tadek@MSHOME/TAD-DESKTOP/HP2100)


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