Anonymous anonymous at easysw.com
Wed Jan 12 07:38:20 PST 2005


Spot on: after lots of frustration it works. Problem is that CUPS now displays the user name and password in its Web interface!


 echard wrote:
> > Mike wrote:
> > > After configuring CUPS via the web interface, printing fails with the message of the subject to this message. I then used smbclient to connect to the Windows 2000 machine hosting the printer, using the same account name and password that I supplied to CUPS, and was able to copy a simple text file to the printer, which was then printed without problems.
> > >
> > > CUPS has worked fine on my Mandrake 9.2 system, but after upgrading to 10.0, I now have this problem. Mandrake installs version 1.1.20 of CUPS.
> >
> > I've exactly the same problem.
> > Do you get a solution ?
> > rodolphe
> >
> > echard at calixo.net
> Printer device URI should now be "smb://<workgroup>/<user>:<pwd>@<server>/<printer>".
> I found this at <a href="http://mandrakeusers.org/lofiversion/index.php/t20406.html">http://mandrakeusers.org/lofiversion/index.php/t20406.html</a>, after having spent several hours trying to understand why "smb://<user>:<password>@<workgroup>/<server>/<printer>" did not work anymore.
> Hope this help.

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