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Old 01-19-2004
Sharing printer with windows via cups and samba

I want to use my linux box as a print server for my hp printer. I downloaded the linux driver for the printer and installed it. I also configured CUPS and printed a test page with it. Samba is allowing my windows machine to see and install the printer, but when i try to print to it, nothing happens. I do not get an error, but cups never shows that it received the job and it never prints.

Can anyone give me some suggestions?

Thanx,
Aaron Smilie
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Old 01-19-2004
I got it. I needed to set "Allow From" to include my whole network in cupsd.conf.

One more question, though. Is there anyway to upload the Windows drivers to the linux box so that it can serve them to any windows client apon installation (like windows print servers do)?

Thanx,
Aaron
 

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