Samba Cups and Windows Client
jim at jimbyers.com
Tue Jan 9 12:28:25 GMT 2007
I cannot thank you enough. Your simple one line comment now has me
connected to my Kubuntu desktop. Thanks again!!
> 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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