Samba Cups and Windows Client

Jim Byers jim at jimbyers.com
Tue Jan 9 12:28:25 GMT 2007


Tez,

I cannot thank you enough.  Your simple one line comment now has me 
connected to my Kubuntu desktop.  Thanks again!!

Jim

Tez wrote:
> 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 
>> Pinter. 
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Jim
>>
>>   
>>     
> 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:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NetworkPrintingFromWinXP
>
> That should be all you need
>
> Tez
>
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