Problem with adding samba printer in Herd 5
foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
Sun Mar 4 19:50:39 UTC 2007
Jelle de Jong wrote:
> Foxy wrote:
>> Due to some crash of my laptop I decide to ditch Dapper and switch to
>> Feisty. This is the first time I decided to install Xubuntu. Before I
>> usually used Ubuntu with XFCE.
>> The installation was fine but I ran into trouble trying to add Windows
>> samba printer. I used Settings/Printing. The programme properly
>> identified my shared printer by clicking on it did not add the printer's
>> address in the upper window (smb:// ...).
>> I tried to do it manually by enabling localhost:631 and using cups
>> interface, but still I cannot do it. I think I have the address wrong
>> for some reason. I tried to run smbtree:
>>> ~$ smbtree
>>> \\NECAPTOP necaptop server (Samba, Ubuntu)
>>> \\NECAPTOP\IPC$ IPC Service (necaptop server (Samba, Ubuntu))
>>> \\NECAPTOP\print$ Printer Drivers
>>> \\AC-PC Al's Uber PC
>>> \\AC-PC\L$ Default share
>>> \\AC-PC\C$ Default share
>>> \\AC-PC\H$ Default share
>>> \\AC-PC\ADMIN$ Remote Admin
>>> \\AC-PC\dx3800 EPSON Stylus DX3800 Series
>>> \\AC-PC\print$ Printer Drivers
>>> \\AC-PC\D$ Default share
>>> \\AC-PC\IPC$ Remote IPC
>> So I put smb://WORKGROUP/AK-PC/dx3800, but CUPS shows
>>> "Unable to connect to CIFS host, will retry in 60 seconds..."
> Maybe the problem is somewhere else i don't know. But can you mount a
> smb share and use it normally. So we can be sure it is a printer issue?
> Best regards,
Yes, I can do it without any problem...
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