Samba and Printer Setup.

Frank Hahn fhahnisfake at
Sun Jun 11 05:04:51 UTC 2006

On Sat, 10 Jun 2006 16:18:51 +0000 (UTC), Frank Hahn <fhahnisfake at> wrote:
> I just installed the new Kubuntu Dapper release a few days ago.
> I was having problems with the samba version that was installed. It did 
> not seem that a full version was installed by the installer software.
> At the same time, I was trying to install a printer that is connected to 
> a remote Windows 2000 computer. Going through the printer setup, I was 
> offered access to the printer via several methods, one being samba.
> After removing and reinstalling the samba software, when I now try and 
> add a printer, I am no longer offered the choice of connecting to a 
> remote printer via samba.
I was able to restore the ability to choose an smb style printer by
installing the smbclient package. The software was looking for a link
to smbspool which is in the above package.


Frank Hahn

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