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Old 05-06-2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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Unhappy using samba, cups to print to XP on home LAN

i'm using gentoo2.6.11-r6 with KDE3.3...slowly making progress...

ok....i emerged cups and samba and lisa.....whn i go to Control Center - gives:

"Unable to retrieve the printer list. Error message received form manager:
connection to CUPS server failed. Check that the CUPS server is correctly installed and running. Error: connection refused."

Samba seems oky ....on my XP machine i can see the folder "homes on Gentoo Linux (RFW)"..but whn i click on it it gives message:

"\\rfw\homes is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server...

The network path was not found."

I feel like i'm almost there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....but not sure wht to do now??????????????

Please help!!!!
Old 05-06-2005, 05:04 PM   #2
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here some more info....

whn i run testparm ..this is the output:

Global parameters
workgroup = HOME
server string = Gentoo Linux
security = SHARE
mat to guest = Bad User
smp passwd file = /etc/samba/private/smbpasswd
log file = /var/log/samba3/log.%m
max log size = 50
server signing = auto
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192
logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U
preferred master = NO
domain master = no
wins proxy = yes
win support = Yes
ldap ssl = no
printer admin = @admin

comment = Home Directories
guest ok = Yes
case sensitive = NO
msdfs proxy = no

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
create maskk = 0700
guest ok = yes
printable = Yes
print commant = lpr-cups -P %p -o raw %s -r
browseable = no

path = /var/lib/samba/printers
write list = @admin, root
guest ok = Yes
case sensitive = no
msdfs proxy = no

Is everything ok here???????????



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