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Failure to print to the XP machine from Suse 10
Im am using Suse 10.0
I have unsuccessfully tried to print a documents to a HP 1310 Printer connected a Windows XP box on my home network.
As i Understand I would need to activate the Samba cups backend.
I did this by running command
ln -s `which smbspool` /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb
in which my terminal reports
ln: creating symbolic link `/usr/lib/cups/backend/smb' to `/usr/bin/smbspool': File exists
so obviously it looks like the backend was activated.
I then logged into the http://localhost/admin:631
I clicked into add printer.
and as the device i used the option Windows Printer via Samba.
For the Device URI i have used
and then on another attempt i use
Each time adding the apporiate Printer Make and Model after i save settings I keep getting same error.
The windows machine does not use a password. Before i changed the share name of the printer to hP1315 the printer was called hppsc131 and the computer name was called mumby-rv6fkp2a9
i used smb://administrator@mumby-rv6fkp2a9/hppsc131
i will recieve errors saying cannot connect to samba host will retry in 60 seconds.
What am i doing wrong????
The username I know on my windows machine is Mumby however it does not use a password. My linux machine is on the same domain as the xp machine. However neither computer is setup as a domain controller.
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