Ricoh printer

Brian Ronk bronk at
Mon Jan 10 07:32:14 PST 2005

Daniel Kasak wrote:
> Brian Ronk wrote:
>> I'm trying to get a Ricoh printer to work through CUPS.  Right now I 
>> am just getting: "Unable to connect to SAMBA host, will retry in 60 
>> seconds...: Success".  I have it set as a Samba share through windows 
>> and it should have access for everyone.  Is this a case of the drivers 
>> not working right?  Thanks.
> Huh?
> I'm not even sure from your post whether you have the printer connected 
> to your Linux computer or your Windows computer.
> I assume you are trying to print to a Windows printer from Linux?
> What connection string are you using in CUPS?
> You need to use the format:
> smb://username:password@windows_server/printer_name
> If you are using domain authentication, you also have to register your 
> samba install on the domain first.
> Dan
Sorry.  The printer is hosted off a Windows 2000 Server machine.  I'm 
trying to connect it to the Linux box via CUPS.  The connection string 
is: smb://win_server/RICOH.  It is shared for everyone, so 
authentication should not be an issue.


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