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Old 05-19-2003, 11:41 AM   #1
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linux on a windows server -printing etc...SAMBA?

hi i want to have linux running on our server at uni so that i can use the printer and network, how can i do this i have downloaded samba but have no idea what to do with it?


Old 05-19-2003, 12:08 PM   #2
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in smb.conf:
# if you want to automatically load your printer list rather
# than setting them up individually then you'll need this
printcap name = /etc/printcap
load printers = yes
then add the printer on your windows clients
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Rep: Reputation: 47 this is a link to the O'Reily book, Using Samba, it also comes with Samba (or atleast it was on my RH7.3 CD). I believe the version discussed in the book is older than the current version (im' sure it is) but i'd still recommend reading it. I stayed up all night reading the sections on setting samba up as an NT Primary Domain Controller.


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