Using shared printer in Fedora 9
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 10 13:12:27 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 13:30 -0700, Alan Evans wrote:
> We have here an ancient Windows machine sharing the main company
> printer, an HPLJ/1100. My shiny new Fedora 9 workstation can't see
> this printer to save its digital life.
> Beside my workstation is a CentOS 5.1 installation. On this machine, I
> run system-config-printer and have no trouble at all setting up the
> same printer and printing a test page. I just enter the SMB path to
> the printer, enter the share's username and password, and I'm done.
> Not so with my Fedora 9 machine. No error messages, nothing in any log
> files that I can find. Nothing.
> Does anybody have advice about where I could look to figure out what's wrong?
Is smb running (service smb status)? It seems to be stopped by default
If so run: service smb start
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