Cannot configure printer that is on a windows server

Tim Waugh twaugh at
Fri Oct 21 08:46:33 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 17:46 -0700, Paolo Galtieri wrote:
> and click browse.  After a few seconds an SMB Browser popup is
> displayed with TALOFASYSTEMS as the share name and TALOFA01 as the
> comment with an arrow in front of the share name.  A couple of seconds
> later I get an authentication popup indicating I need to login to
> TALOFA01, which is the windows system where the printer is, requiring
> I enter a username and password.

If you try to browse the shares of that machine using the File Manager
(Network / Browse Network / Windows Network), do you have more success?

>   This is the output from s-c-p
> Caught non-fatal exception.  Traceback:
>     self._fw_data = pickle.loads (p.encode ('utf-8'))

Oh, I need to make an update for system-config-printer to match the new
system-config-firewall API in Fedora 14.  Somehow this got missed -- but
it isn't relevant to your problem.


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