Below are a few explanations on what these are and where to help find drivers. If the printer is able to print ASCII text directly without any additional printer driver software , the echo command can be replaced with the command. I do NOT consider this issue resolved. So your first problem seems to be this: Thanks for marking this as the answer.

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Some Windows PostScript printer drivers generate PostScript that can confuse Linux printer queues into thinking the file is plain text.

An icon for the printer should then appear in your Printers or Printers and Faxes window, which you can open from the Control Panel. You can set this data by setting the default page orientation in the printer control dialog box. You will cusp to open the links in Chrome to get the download option. This site in other languages x.

Samba shared printer fails to print in windows 10 after upgrade from 8.1

Hi Kalpana, I am also having this same problem. Of course, you can use the manufacturer drivers, but as the majority of the options are handled by CUPS, the options you set in the manufacturer drivers may not always carry over to the final job.

Select the Advanced tab in the Properties dialog box. Also, check for Windows updates.

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This is on two PCs, both on the same network and connected to the same Samba server. Do I have all of the pre-requisite packages downloaded and installed? Click Yes to continue the setup process. You had to have your pc up to date before you could access the upgrade to window The host name or IP address of the Windows server that you are sharing your printer from.


This action brings up an Additional Drivers dialog box, as shown in Figure Likely problems include missing driver files, an attempt to install drivers without appropriate privileges on the server, and a mismatch of CUPS and Samba printer names cupsaddsmb assumes that these names match. One approach that requires little explanation is to use the driver CD-ROM that came with the printer or a generic PostScript driver for Ghostscript-driven printers to install the driver on all the clients.

Double-click the icon corresponding to the printer you want to add. If you suspect this is the problem, try replacing the PPD file on cusp Samba server and then re-install the driver on the clients.

Delivering Printer Drivers to Windows Clients – Linux in a Windows World [Book]

Ccups the driver for your printer from the list and click Next. If the issue persists, do get back to us. Alternatively, you can download drivers from the printer manufacturer, from Adobe, or conceivably from some other source. So if the driver is correctly installed on the Windows print clients, whatever job options they click, should be honored by the printer, regardless of default settings which may be configured into CUPS for CUPS-local printing Below is a summary of two methods covered within this article.


Within this location Other network File and Print Services. Note that this still is a work in progress: RandyShowalter Replied on August 15, If you want to add drivers for additional operating systems, follow these steps.

Store Windows print driver on Samba for a CUPS print server – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

Click the Additional Drivers button in the Sharing tab. I’m trying to setup a Debian print server for both my Windows and Linux Ubuntu workstations. But I haven’t succeed yet. Better grant the privilege to a group instead of individual accounts. Cyps history 22 Aug – cup 28 Aug – removed num-copies, fixed filename parameter, added discovery 04 Sep – added debugging info 29 Oct – added error handling, got it working on Gutsy too.

Next you will be prompted to choose the type of printing. Kalpana, when can we expect a fix for this? You may also want to add the -v parameter and check your Xamba log files for clues to the cause of the problem.