Problem: Setting up a Samba based printer in Sarge
My LAN is mixed Linux/Windoze and one of the printers is on a Windows box.
From my Debian Woody KDE desktop I can use SAMBA to access this printer okay.
I have just installed sarge on my laptop, when I try to add the printer from
KDE's print manager dialog I am unable to browse the workgroup. Clicking on
the "scan" button brings up "WORKGROUP" but when I click the "+" symbol to
expand the tree it sits for a while and then gives up - no view of the
Typing "smbclient -L <hostname>" at a command prompt displays the available
shares for the host (including the printer) so I'm assuming that Samba is
Does anyone have any ideas on what to try next?
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