[BALU] Ubuntu printing problems

Mr. Panzer panzermkz at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 28 13:20:15 CST 2007


ok that works but what about when you change the password?

Panzer

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> From: evolker at gmail.com
> To: members at lists.bham-lug.org
> Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2007 09:23:49 -0600
> Subject: Re: [BALU] Ubuntu printing problems
> 
> I dug around for a few hours and finally found an answer. As it turned
> out, I solved the problem by directly editing the config file instead of
> using the GUI. The file in question is /etc/cups/printers.conf. In that
> file, I replaced the mangled URI for the printer with one that included
> the necessary authentication. The line looks like so:
> 
> DeviceURI smb://domainname\user:password@printserver/printername
> 
> 
> It's printing fine now that the login info is in place.
> 
> Thanks anyway,
> 
> Eric
> 
> On Fri, 2007-12-28 at 05:15 -0600, Charles Tharp wrote:
> > so's you  send print jobs to the windows print server  yes?
> > 
> > On Dec 27, 2007 4:21 PM, Eric Volker <evolker at gmail.com> wrote:
> >         I've got an Ubuntu problem I can't seem to find a fix for. I'm
> >         trying to
> >         print from a 7.04 box to a printer shared off of a Windows
> >         Server 2003 
> >         machine. I can get the printer set up, but when I try to print
> >         to it,
> >         the GNOME print manager either says that it can't connect to
> >         the CIFS
> >         server or reports that /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb failed. I
> >         strongly 
> >         suspect an authentication problem, however, I can't get the
> >         print
> >         manager to remember my domain credentials. If I go to the
> >         printer
> >         properties, then the Connection tab, and enter "domain
> >         \username" and 
> >         "password" and then click Close, the manager seems to accept
> >         the
> >         credentials. However, when I go back later the username and
> >         password are
> >         blank. Anyone run into this before?
> >         
> >         To anticipate a question, the printer is a network printer,
> >         but there's 
> >         a firewall between the Ubuntu box and the printer. I may be
> >         able to get
> >         restrictions lifted later, but for right now I'm stuck with
> >         the Windows
> >         server.
> >         
> >         TIA,
> >         
> >         Eric Volker
> >         
> >         
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