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Old 02-15-2010, 01:49 AM   #1
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adding windows printer in ubuntu system

well m newbie to linux, i just want to know one thing there is one share which already exist in windows machine. I need to add those in my ubuntu system so that i can do printing from remote machine. so what i m doing is System-administation-printing then m clicking on the desired share then after when i click on verify its asking me for username and password. So just confirm me one thing do i need to add my username to windows machine, apart from that i also need to do any changes in samba config files, YOur responses are highly appreciated.
Genuine thanks in advance
Old 02-15-2010, 04:00 AM   #2
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I am much confused. If the user top end is windows, perhaps look to the ** sever software; if linux look to users and groups and associate one with another.Samba I know nottle.

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You can add a windows shared printer using CUPS. But you will need proper printer drivers installed on your Ubuntu for you to print using the shared printer.
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If you need a graphical interface for CUPS, you can use your own browser! Navigate to http://localhost:631/ and use that graphical representation of CUPS to find and add printers. It's not a web site, so when it asks for your computer's root password you're not sending it to some web site, you're just giving yourself access to CUPS.



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