Re: Why does CUPS recommend Samba?
On Monday 29 August 2011 10:39:19 Erwan David wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:30:35AM CEST, Lisi <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > <quote>
> > 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)
> > lisi@Tux:~/Python$
> > </quote>
> > 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?
> > Lisi
> Cups has a backend for using a windows printing server through samba.
Thanks for that. So I can safely delete it!