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Re: lpr/samba

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Chris Wagner wrote:

> Hey guys.  I've been trying to setup samba to be a print server to Windows
> clients.  However I keep running into error messages and there doesn't seem
> to be any place in the documentation to find out what the various errors
> mean.  I tried LPRng and CUPS but get basically the same thing.  I've got
> samba showing the printers in network neighborhood.  The only way I can get
> something out of the printer now is cat > /dev/lp0. :)  Not even lpr
> <filename> works anymore.  Does anybody know a good
> documentation/troubleshooting source?  Poor documentation is still the one
> great bane of the Linux world. ;)  Thanks.

A good troubleshooting source is the advanced newsgroups search at google.
Often the issues have already been asked and solved.

And you could also try here: what error messages? what did you
try? details?

(I use samba to print to Unix lpd servers and to print to Windows

  Jeremy C. Reed
     BSD software, documentation, resources, news...

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