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Re: [SLUG] samba printer problems

On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 03:34:22PM +1000, kevin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I have change the entry in smb.conf to
> [laserjet2p]
>    comment = Anthem's Printer
>    valid users = kenny anthem
>    path = /home/anthem
>    printer = laserjet2p
>    public = no
>    writable = no
>    printable = yes

It should be something like:

printer = <name of printer as defined in /etc/printcap>


printer = lp0

Also check, via man 5 smb.conf and confirm that the "print command",
"lpq command" and "lprm command" will work on your system.

Also, I'm not sure but I think "writable =" must be yes for things to work.