Print Story OS X / Samba Printing Woes
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By priestess (Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 03:41:59 AM EST) os x, tiger, leopard, printing, samba, smb, samsung, subgenius, end of the world (all tags)
Dear Husi printing experts,

So the office manager brought a shiny new printer. A Samsung ML-2010. I plugged it into our existing linux print/file server, added it with the CUPS interface, tested it with my Leopard machine and all was well.

Then I get the complaints that the Tiger machines can't see this new printer. They can still see and use the Samsung CLP-300 colour printer, they can still see the share files directory.

No matter how much fiddling and rebooting and deleting and re-installing I've been doing all morning these machines the result seems to be the same: Leopard sees both printers, Linux sees both printers, presumably (though untested) Windows sees both printers. No matter how much Googling I do I can't seem to find anyone with any help.

It's just Tiger that has a blind-spot and won't put the ML-2010 into the little network browser so I can click "Add printer" and have it work.

I blame SAMBA really. SAMBA always makes me beg and crawl and jump through hoops before it works properly.

Anyone got any ideas I can try?


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Print Story Euro Subgenius XDay 2009 - London
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By priestess (Tue May 12, 2009 at 09:01:57 AM EST) subgenius, xday, 2009, end of the world, party, lhusi beers (all tags)
Hey all. I've been busy lately organizing a show to end all shows, the very last show on earth, the final ever show to mark the end of the world.

Which is exhausting.

Details inside, including the fact that our own Motty/Fit and the conniptions will be playing. WoO!


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