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Re: F10 Cups / Samba / Vista



On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Brian C. Huffman <bhuffman graze net> wrote:
> All,
>
> For the life of me I can't get Windows Vista to connect to my HP
> Photosmart printer and print through samba and cups anymore.
>
> It worked in F9.  I upgraded to 10 and no joy.
>
> I've tried adding it via hplip and I was able to do that and print a
> successful test page from the linux server itself.  Authentication
> through samba is working b/c I can connect to my home directory with no
> problems.  But when I try to connect to the printer it says "Windows
> cannot connect to printer."
>
> I see nothing in either /var/log/smbd.log or my machine.log or in
> /var/log/cups/error.log
>
> Is there an example out there on how to do this?  FAQ?  Something?  So
> far google has turned up nothing for me.
>
> Frustrated, but thanks in advance,
> Brian

You might try connecting to your CUPS print server directly with IPP,
just make sure you update your firewall settings to allow it.

Richard


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