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Re: Tackling a shared USB printer (linux -> WXP)



On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 07:17:56AM -0400, Bob Chiodini wrote:

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

How about if you add 'cups options = raw' to smb.conf?

Tim.
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