LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-11-2003, 05:34 PM   #1
shelby
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Rio Rancho, NM
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS & Ubuntu
Posts: 90

Rep: Reputation: 15
Automatically download print drivers with Samba to Windows clients


I want to setup a Linux print server using Samba so that Windows users can print through it. Is it possible to have the drivers download automatically when the users connect to the printer or is it something that would have to be done manually. I tried to search through the forums for this answer but I could not find it so I apologize if this has been asked before. Thanks
 
Old 07-11-2003, 06:03 PM   #2
Electro
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Posts: 6,042

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
If you read SAMBA documentation. It will say put the drivers in
./samba/printers/W32ALPHA
./samba/printers/W32MIPS
./samba/printers/W32PPC
./samba/printers/W32X86 <<-- I think this is for Windows 95, 98, ME
./samba/printers/WIN40 <<-- I think this is for Windows NT

If you want any special settings (color or black and white, dpi, etc) for the printer to be set to all computers on the LAN, all you need to do is add some lines in the inf files.

I haven't got around to do it because my inkjet printers out of alignment.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 06:13 PM   #3
Half_Elf
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: Montreal, Canada
Distribution: Slackware; Debian; Gentoo...
Posts: 2,163

Rep: Reputation: 45
I remember I seen something about it in man smb.conf
make sure you taked a look there
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
windows clients cannot see samba share marcbachman Red Hat 2 12-10-2008 07:06 AM
Linux Print Server with Windows Clients Echo Kilo Linux - Networking 3 02-01-2007 10:45 AM
samba clients don't show up in windows walterbyrd Linux - Software 1 10-19-2005 03:42 PM
Linux Print Server for Windows Clients ericpolanco Linux - Wireless Networking 2 02-24-2005 12:57 PM
Linux Print Server for Windows Clients ericpolanco Linux - Networking 1 02-23-2005 06:43 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:37 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration