Re: Why does CUPS recommend Samba?
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:30:35AM CEST, Lisi <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> lisi@Tux:~/Python$ aptitude why samba-common
> i cups Recommends smbclient (>= 3.0.9)
> i A smbclient Depends samba-common (= 2:3.2.5-4lenny15)
> I was intending to purge Samba from my system, but ran a few checks first. Is
> there a good (i.e. compelling) reason for CUPS's wanting Samba?
Cups has a backend for using a windows printing server through samba.