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Jonnothin
September 26th, 2007, 10:56 PM
I'm setting up a shared printer for my school and I thought Samba was supposed to be simple, but no first it didn't (and I still don't know if does) recognize the printer. Then if that wasn't enough the windows computers won't connect (I think). I got an online book but it seems to have a few holes like what if Samba doesn't see your printer. Oh, by the way I do know the printer works because we have thin clients that print off of them all the time.
The printer is an HP Laserjet 1320 with a kubuntu server that's also an HP, but was disigned for ME.
What should I do?

PS: HELP! THIS IS DRIVING ME CRAZY! ! !:popcorn:

matthewboh
September 27th, 2007, 01:25 PM
I hope this doesn't send you over the deep end, but you'll need to run CUPS on the server.

Please be patient - I've found that Linux servers are much more reliable than any other operating system out there. You'll be glad once you get it up and running.

Jonnothin
September 27th, 2007, 05:52 PM
That's another thing I know I'm running CUPS in fact the thin clients wouldn't be printing without it.