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Re: serving CUPS printer over Samba to win98 client

On Fri, 2 May 2003 16:39:07 -0400
ScruLoose <scruloose+debuser@eastlink.ca> wrote:

> So... I'm peering at samba.conf, and it has this little section:
> [printers]
>         path = /var/spool/samba
>         printable = yes
> but /var/spool/samba doesn't exist.
> This seems (to my inexperienced eye) like something that could well be
> causing the error I keep getting...
> Should I replace that path with something else? /var/spool/cups? (will
> samba have enough permissions to access that and print successfully?)
> Or should I create /var/spool/samba (and if so with what user, group, and
> permissions?)
> Also, should samba.conf contain parameters for 'browsable', 'public',
> 'guest'...?

I think you might be on to something. :)

I don't know the answer. Try changing it to /var/spool/cups, and if that
doesn't work change it back.

Perhaps someone else here can help you more.


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