This printing allows connection straight to the Windows Share and has the best integration with Active Directory, though in some cases can be difficult to support. If necessary, a workgroup and a user name and password can be added to the smbclient command:. Windows and most other operating systems ship with an array of printer drivers. Kalpana, when can we expect a fix for this? Look for client-side options to disable a Ctrl-D before the print job.

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In reply to RandyShowalter’s post on August 15, I suggest you to run the Printer Troubleshooter and check if it helps.

If your printer manufacturer provides a CUPS compatible, then this is typically the best option and will provide the most reliable output to your printer.

If the issue persists, do get back to us. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. So you can forget about the rest of the page. The program should ask for your password on the Samba server, copy the driver files, and configure the server to deliver the files to clients when they connect, as described in Section 4.

This was also the case on our universitywhere windows servers are used as print servers. However, it can also be a Linux host running the “Samba” service.

Samba with CUPS Printing Support

How do you that? Some Windows PostScript printer drivers generate PostScript that can confuse Linux printer queues into thinking the file is plain text. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Note my usage of the “default” keyword Queue are created and managed pause, transfer, etc. The system will present a list of printers similar to that shown in Figure Click on the [Details] button and within details check Print Services for Unix and click OK and then [Next] to install these components.

Samba shared printer fails to print in windows 10 after upgrade from 8.1

You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying cupss the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. If you setup the print queue with PPD’s provided by the manufacturer on the CUPS server itself, then CUPS exposes the printer damba a simple PostScript printer and will potentially interfere with the settings chosen by the user in their local driver options.

The below explains each part for an SMB share. The -a parameter tells the program to add drivers for all available CUPS printers.

Store Windows print driver on Samba for a CUPS print server – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

Alternatively, you can download drivers from the printer manufacturer, from Adobe, or conceivably from some other source. The primary configuration file is named cupsd. Change the driver used on the Windows client. Sorry this didn’t help.


I installed the original driver from HP installed it whith the printer localy connected to the USB-port. You want to print to a printer that is connected to an SMB host or a printer that can be addressed over the network via an SMB host.

Most printers that have been out for a while provide a very good choice of drivers. No Windows domain involved: In cupz, any Windows driver can be installed from Linux. The section will be focusing on is limited to Printers.

The SMB share receives the printer-specific data and forwards it to the printer associated with the share. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

This also allowed me to solve the problem of the windows password being visible in the device uri which is shown in the web interface. A few examples of places to help check for support are via: PeterStam63 Replied on July 5, Selecting a driver will be your next step.