Tackling a shared USB printer (linux -> WXP)

Bob Chiodini chiodr at kscems.ksc.nasa.gov
Wed May 5 11:17:56 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 07:13, Tim Waugh wrote:
> To people seeing this problem (needing to define a raw print queue for
> Windows printing to a Linux-hosted queue to work), do you have
> 'printing = cups' in /etc/samba/smb.conf?  Does putting it there
> help?
> I'm starting to wonder if samba is missing a
> 'cupsAddOption("raw",[...])'.  Raw printing should work with this
> (equivalent to 'lpr -oraw ...') even with octet-stream commented out
> in mime.convs.
> This is how gimp-print manages to print raw data to a non-raw queue
> for instance.
> Tim.


Yes, I have printing = cups in smb.conf, and yes, I still have to
uncomment the octet-stream line in mime.convs.


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