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Old 12-04-2003, 05:33 AM   #16
mathfeel
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This is not working for me.....

I tried smb://username:@server/printername, but it still would print...

in fact, if I do the following in command line:

# smbspool smb://Guest:@192.168.0.12/PP1250W 5 nobody title 1 printers.conf
ERROR: cli_session_request() failed...
ERROR: Unable to connect to SAMBA host, will retry in 60 seconds...

I have also try to replace Guest: with another combination of usernameassword....no luck there...

Help?
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:41 AM   #17
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I should add that....in my windows machine I type in the address bar:
\\192.168.0.3 where the ip is my linux machine...and I can see a list of printers for the linux machine...basically couple of pdf printers....

and if I run LinNeiborhood, I can also see all the share on my winxp, in fact, there is no smbmounting windows-shares on my linux machine...but it just wouldn't print....
 
Old 12-04-2003, 06:37 PM   #18
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mathfeel:

Can printdrake auto detect the printer on the xp box? This is how I got it to work. I could not get cups to work for me.

I did have to change ( play with ) the settings after the auto detect.

In the user account on the xp box try it without a password ( this is a dummy account I set up).

I was getting the same error:

Quote:
ERROR: Unable to connect to SAMBA host, will retry in 60 seconds...
It took me about twenty tries before I got it right.

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Old 04-30-2004, 04:07 AM   #19
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I want to ask about printer sharing, i want to know how to remove or delete printer in linux (GNOME print manager)

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in my office have 6 computer one of them my computer, my computer is linux system and di other is windows system, i want to print on computer (windows) user A and i user D, the problem is , i'm already setting the printer but i think i'm wrong so i delete in properties, but in GNOME print manager still there, so i make a new one, so the problem is how to delete the printer on the first one (my first setting)

NB: Thanks if you give me the solutions,
 
  


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