smbclient download

Paul Howarth paul at
Sat Sep 18 17:39:29 UTC 2004

On Sat, 2004-09-18 at 18:31, Bill Tetens wrote:
> I asked about this same subject yesterday and did not get a usable
> answer so I am trying again.  I am trying to get the printer function
> working on my linux box using a printer attached to a windows machine
> on my home network.  The wizard tells me that I need to install
> smbclient.  My problem is that I do not know where to get this file. 
> I tried to install it using YUM but it could not find it.  I have
> searched using google and got a lot of info including definations of
> what the client is.  However it does not give me a clue on where to
> down load it or rather what file to download.  I believe it is part of
> Samba but my question is do I have to install all of samba or what.  
> I hope some one can give me the info I need cause I don't want to make
> any mistakes that will cause a problem for me.  Thanks for any usable
> help.

smbclient is a program included in the samba-client package. You'll also
need to install the samba-common package.

Paul Howarth <paul at>

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