Can CUPS Browse Windows Shared Printers?

Michael Sweet mike at
Thu Sep 22 07:19:48 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
 > ...
> I do have another thought though - would the queue be a raw printer
> on CUPS and then use the Windows printer driver to do the page
> rendering, or would the queue be a standard CUPS printer that uses
> the PPD to do the rendering - or would I have the option of doing it
> either way?

The CUPS system will need PPDs (and possibly driver filters) for each
queue (the Windows server will expect raw print data...)

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

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