Cups Troubles

Ankush Grover ankush174 at
Fri Dec 9 15:06:32 UTC 2005

On 12/8/05, Tod Thomas <tod at> wrote:
> Tod Thomas wrote:
> > I am trying to print from FC4 client to WinXP workstation with a share
> > defined to an Epson Stylus Photo RX600 printer.  I am trying to connect
> > with a user account defined on the XP box.
> >
> > In the CUPs web GUI when it comes time to configure the Device URI I'm
> > specifying smb://user:password/ipaddress/sharename.  This should work,
> > in fact I have validated the connectivity to the XP box with smbclient.
> >  The problem is I have special characters in the password, particularly
> > the '@' symbol.  I have a feeling that is throwing CUPs off.  I tried
> > making the change directly to printers.conf but that didn't make a
> > difference.
> Make that: smb://user:password@ipaddress/sharename
> hey,

You can also print normally  means configure the printer through
system-config-printer and set the queue type as samba.

Give the proper settings as per the samba like workgroup,sharename(should be
same as on windows),machine ip address,user and password.


Ankush Grover
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