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Printer sharing in BOSS 3.1

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Do the following in the computer in which the printer is attached
Do the following in the computer in which the printer is attached
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# check whether samba is installed using synaptic package manager. If it is not installed install it.<br><br>
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check whether samba is installed using synaptic package manager. If it is not installed install it.<br><br>
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# Open /etc/samba/smb.conf file and edit the following:
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Open /etc/samba/smb.conf file and edit the following:
   Note: In smb.conf file, you need to change a number of lines.<br> Some of the lines will be commented out with a semicolon (;) in front <br> of them. Note that any lines we change here will need to have the semicolon <br> removed in order to make them active.
   Note: In smb.conf file, you need to change a number of lines.<br> Some of the lines will be commented out with a semicolon (;) in front <br> of them. Note that any lines we change here will need to have the semicolon <br> removed in order to make them active.
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[global]
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workgroup = WORKGROUP
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interfaces = lo eth1
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bind interfaces only = true
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[printers]
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comment = All Printers
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browseable = no
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path = /var/spool/samba
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printable = yes
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guest ok = yes
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read only = yes
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create mask = 0700
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Save your changes to the smb.conf file, and restart Samba with the following command:
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sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart

Revision as of 12:16, 7 January 2011