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Hello, I desperatly need some help. I'm trying to get my XP box to print to an HP printer connected via USB on my SuSE linux. I can see the printer, however all I get is "acess denied". To make things worse, I'm really new to linux. I've included my smb config file for your review. Thanks in advance Steve # Date: 2003-09-23 [global] workgroup = 3DF6F5 os level = 2 time server = Yes unix extensions = Yes encrypt passwords = yes map to guest = Bad User printing = CUPS printcap name = CUPS socket options = SO_KEEPALIVE ...

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    Default Samba and XP printing

    Hello,

    I desperatly need some help. I'm trying to get my XP box to print to an HP
    printer connected via USB on my SuSE linux. I can see the printer, however
    all I get is "acess denied". To make things worse, I'm really new to linux.
    I've included my smb config file for your review.
    Thanks in advance
    Steve


    # Date: 2003-09-23
    [global]
    workgroup = 3DF6F5
    os level = 2
    time server = Yes
    unix extensions = Yes
    encrypt passwords = yes
    map to guest = Bad User
    printing = CUPS
    printcap name = CUPS
    socket options = SO_KEEPALIVE IPTOS_LOWDELAY TCP_NODELAY
    wins support = No
    veto files = /*.eml/*.nws/riched20.dll/*.{*}/
    security = user
    server string = Steves Machine
    add user script =
    domain master = false
    domain logons = no
    local master = no
    preferred master = auto
    ;; ldap server = 127.0.0.1
    [homes]
    comment = Home Directories
    valid users = %S
    browseable = yes
    read only = No
    create mask = 0640
    directory mask = 0750
    guest ok = yes
    printable = no
    [printers]
    comment = All Printers
    path = /var/tmp
    printable = yes
    create mask = 0600
    browseable = yes
    guest ok = yes
    available = yes
    read only = no
    [print$]
    comment = Printer Drivers
    path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
    write list = ntadmin root
    force group = ntadmin
    create mask = 0664
    directory mask = 0775
    browseable = no
    guest ok = yes
    printable = yes
    [audrey]
    comment = audreys place
    path = /home/audrey/
    available = yes
    browseable = yes
    guest ok = yes
    printable = no
    read only = no

    Steve Guest

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    Default Re: Samba and XP printing

    Steve wrote: 
    If you are using cups, then the problem is in cups. In /etc/cups,
    uncomment octet-stream in mime.convs and mime.types AND uncomment the
    line containing msword in mime.types.
    When printing packages get updated, these get over written and you must
    remember to undo the commenting once again.

    Kirk Guest

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    Default Re: Samba and XP printing

    Kirk C Aune wrote:
     
    > If you are using cups, then the problem is in cups. In /etc/cups,
    > uncomment octet-stream in mime.convs and mime.types AND uncomment the
    > line containing msword in mime.types.
    > When printing packages get updated, these get over written and you must
    > remember to undo the commenting once again.[/ref]

    Thank you for the reply, I'll give it a try.

    Steve
    Steve Guest

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    Default Re: Samba and XP printing

    Steve wrote:
     
    >> If you are using cups, then the problem is in cups. In /etc/cups,
    >> uncomment octet-stream in mime.convs and mime.types AND uncomment the
    >> line containing msword in mime.types.
    >> When printing packages get updated, these get over written and you must
    >> remember to undo the commenting once again.[/ref]
    >
    > Thank you for the reply, I'll give it a try.
    >
    > Steve[/ref]

    Unfortunately this did not fix the problem, still access denied.. Thanks
    though.

    Steve
    Steve Guest

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