rilpoint_mw113

Printer sharing in BOSS 3.1

 
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Do the following in the computer in which the printer is attached
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'''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.
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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:
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   Note: Once inside the smb.conf file, you’ll need to change a number of lines. Some of the lines will be commented out with a semicolon (;) in front of them. Note that any lines we change here will need to have the semicolon removed in order to make them active.
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   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]<br>
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workgroup = WORKGROUP<br>
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interfaces = lo eth1<br>
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bind interfaces only = true<br>
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[printers]<br>
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comment = All Printers<br>
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browseable = no<br>
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path = /var/spool/samba<br>
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printable = yes<br>
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guest ok = yes<br>
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writable= yes<br>
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create mode = 0700<br>
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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
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'''At the client computer'''
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Goto System -> Administartion-> Printing, select Printer -> Add Printer.<br>
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Click Network Printer and select Windows Printer(SMB).<br>
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Enter the username and password of the server machine. Then enter the server IP in the Host field, enter the Printer Name and click Forward.
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In the next step select the Manufacturer, Model and the driver for the printer and click Apply.

Current revision as of 12:25, 7 January 2011