Printing on a Vista shared printer
I'm running the latest ubuntu version. My colleague runs Windows Vista Pro and has an USB printer attached to it. His machine is in a AD domain, mine is not of course (I just get a IP address).
I asked him to share the printer, and took note of his hostname (say 'charlie'). In ubuntu, I use the printer config menue and add a Windows smb printer, say smb://charlie/PRINT01
Whenever I try to browse the machine or to print the test page, the printer config app asks me about user, domain, and password - which I don't have of course. Just hitting enter does not resolve, I get a "Tree connect failed" (NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED).
I though if the printer is shared on M$ side, it should be enough to speak to it via samba... it seems I do need a user account on M$ side?!
Any suggestions on how I can use the printer from ubuntu?
Thanks in advance