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Old 09-30-2003, 05:56 PM   #1
comawhite
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Unhappy Linuxprinting with CUPS and SAMBA "weird error"


Story: I have installed Debian with 2.4 kernel and without x-windows and i have also installed cups-1.1.20rc2 together with SAMBA and configured it according to all how-to's, guides etc.

Problem: I cant print from my win2k-client to my linux-box, i am able to install the printer and also checking the properties (in win2k) but not able to print. I can connect to all shares and everything but not to printer. I am able to print from linux. I have tried at least 15 - 20 different conf-files but without result. I am also using a account in win2k that also exists in my linuxbox. I was able to print 1 time but then it said that the printer could not be connected but still i could print, but now i have screwed up the conf-files and re-installed CUPS again. What shall I do?

--// smb.conf //--

[global]
path = /home/smbprint
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
printing = cups
dns proxy = no
encrypt passwords = yes
socket options = TCP_NODELAY
printcap name = cups
max log size = 1000
dead time = 10
writable = yes
printer = Brother_HL1440
obey pam restrictions = yes
passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n
security = share
workgroup = WORKGROUP
server string = %h server (Samba %v)
syslog = 0
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
netbios name = Aristoteles
load printers = yes
os level = 20
public = yes

[printers]

browseable = yes
printable = yes
public = yes
create mode = 0700
guest only = yes
guest account = smbprint
path = /home/smbprint


--// cupsd.conf //--

<Location /printers>
AuthType None
Order Deny,Allow
Deny From None
Allow From All
</Location>

(i did not forget this either, nor mime.convs or mime.types)

Anyone familiar with this matter, please help...!?
 
Old 10-01-2003, 10:18 AM   #2
mikeb222
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I'm not a samba guru but I thought I saw something recently regerding the security line. you might want to check some samba setup (howto) sites regarding the "security=" line. could have sworn that they recommended "user"
 
Old 10-01-2003, 11:47 AM   #3
pnh73
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I am running SAMBA as a print server just fine, but I am not using CUPS. From what I have seen CUPS isnt properly supported. I use lprng. This is my config file:

Code:
# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0)
# Date: 2003/07/22 19:10:15

# Global parameters
[global]
        workgroup = MSHOME
        netbios name = PRINTSERVER
        server string = RH8 Print Server
        security = SHARE
        encrypt passwords = Yes
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n *passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully*
        username map = /etc/samba/user.map
        unix password sync = Yes
        log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
        max log size = 0
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        printing = lprng

[printers]
        comment = All Printers
        path = /var/spool/samba
        guest ok = Yes
        printable = Yes
        use client driver = Yes
        browseable = No
HTH
 
Old 10-01-2003, 12:53 PM   #4
comawhite
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as answer to mikeb222: security = share ahve worked before, and i am also using a firewall

and yes, maybe i will throw out that bloody CUPS and install lprng, thanx!!
 
  


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