Samba Cups and Windows Client
binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jan 9 05:47:38 GMT 2007
Jim Byers wrote:
> I have just joined the list and apologize for posting the first day, but
> I have worked most of the day on my problems and was unsuccessful. My
> configuration is:
> Kubuntu installed on PC workstation which has ethernet card and a
> USB Brother Printer
> Three laptops - two with Windows XP and one with Windows XP Pro
> The computers are connected by a wireless router. Belkin Pre-N
> My main goal was to print from my Windows XP laptops to the Brother
> I have my Brother Printer printing locally, but have not been able to
> see it or find it from the Windows clients. I installed Samba and made
> several modifications recommended on Ubuntu forums. I modified Cups conf
> file as well. I can see the Kubuntu network from my Windows laptops,
> but when I try to enter network, I get a Windows logon popup asking for
> username and password. I have tried the Samba username and password as
> well as the Kubuntu username and password, but neither combination worked.
> From what I have written, can anyone help me? Other than this
> important (for me) issue, I really like Kubuntu.
First you should change "security = USER" (or whatever it's set to) to
"security = SHARE"
that should stop windows asking for a password.
Then, I found this guide on the ubuntu help site which may be useful to you:
That should be all you need
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