Tackling a shared USB printer (linux -> WXP)
chiodr at kscems.ksc.nasa.gov
Mon May 3 16:38:42 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 11:01, brions at poetryproject.net wrote:
> Greetings all.
> I did not find any archive threads that specifically addressed the printer
> issues I'm having, so I apologize if I'm asking a commonly-asked question.
> I have a Canon S630 USB printer attached to a machine running Fedora Core 1
> linux. The printer works fine on the linux machine (can print CUPS test page
> w/o issue) and using the Printer GUI configuration tool I have enabled sharing
> for all hosts on my LAN. I also have SAMBA configured and running and am able
> to sucessfully share three directories with a Windows XP machine, a Windows
> 2000 Pro machine, and a Mac iBook runing OS X.
Try uncommenting the line:
application/octet-stream application/vnd.cups-raw 0
in /etc/cups/mime.convs and the line:
in /etc/cups/mime.types. Both are near the bottom of the respective
You may also have to open the permissions on /var/spool/samba.
Then restart cupsd and smb.
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