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I think I posted in the wrong forum before, so here goes:
I've got a Slackware 8.1 server at home which is running terrific as a file server. I can print on it locally, connect to the printer from a Win2000 and XP box, but I cannot print to it. The Windows clients think everything's fine, but CUPS doesn't receive the job. I can see the printer just fine. Here is my printer config in the smb.conf file:
that was it, you were right! the 'lpr-cups' was a bad command. I found this by doing a 'locate lpr-cups'. When it returned no results, I looked over the lpr command and saw that 'lpr <parameters>' was the only thing needed. Thanks for all your help, Dave!
edit: thanks for moving the topic, TrickyKid. I didn't realize that the slackware forum existed..