Problem with adding samba printer in Herd 5
Jelle de Jong
jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Sun Mar 4 09:12:08 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...
Are you sure it is the correct address? I always use direct IP
addresses! I have two Ethernet based printers HP and use this:
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