Re: Why does CUPS recommend Samba?
On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:30:35 +0100, Lisi wrote:
> 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
As Erwan already said, a samba server can share printers to windows
clients by means of Cups but it's only a recommended package, you can
safely ignore that.