Mitch Contla mcontla at
Sun Dec 3 19:02:44 UTC 2006

Linda Hanigan said the following on 12/02/2006 08:27 PM:
>  I've been following this thread with interest. i have my printers
> working with samba. It works great when printing from linux to windows
> printers, but is rather quirkery when printing from windows to Linux. I
> have played with with the http way of printing from windows but never
> could get it to work. 
>>    2. What happens when you open a browser on the windows machine and
>>       browse to:
>>       http://ipaddressofcupsserver:631/printers (you should see a web
>>       page that shows your printers).
> When I do this from windows XP I can see all the printers. I suspect I
> do not have the syntax right when I enter it in the print wizzard. Could
> someone give me a real world example of what they enter.
>                       Thanks
>                       Linda
When you run the Add Printer wizard in windows, select Network Printer
and in the URL field type:


Where ubuntu_server is the hostname or ip address for the machine
running cups, and printer_name is the printer name assigned to the printer.


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