How do I get my printer to show up via samba?
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Thu Jun 16 19:22:37 UTC 2005
Neil Woolford Wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just been setting up samba networking on my Ubuntu machine so
> I can network to my Windows 98SE laptop. After some fun with setting
> samba passwords and tweaking the firewall on the laptop I can now
> each machine from the other and share files across the network in both
> What I can't do yet is to share the printer attached to the Ubuntu
> machine with the Windows one. I've got as far as using the printer
> setup gui to set for detection of network printers, and now my printer
> properties say that it is a network printer on usb:/dev/usb/lp0. It
> works fine from the Ubuntu machine (still).
> However, when I go to the Windows machine and try to install a new
> (networked) printer by browsing for the printer, it isn't shown.
> procedure does work when I do it with my Windows 2000 machine and
> printer at work.)
> What have I missed? How do I make the printer browseable? Do I have
> delve manually in samba.conf? Is there more CUPS configuration to do?
> Have I missed some helpful gui?
> Have you installed the UNIX printer drivers on your win box?
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