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Doing the Samba

path = /var/spool/lpd/lp

writeable = yes

public = yes

printable = yes

print command = lpr -r -h -P %p %s

The first line defines the name with which the printer is shared in the


Path is the path to the spool directory where printing jobs are queued.

Writeable = Yes is required to allow clients to send print jobs to this


Public = Yes will allow guest access to the printer. Unless you're really

paranoid about who can print, you could let everyone print to the printer

Printable = Yes will identify the share as a printer and not as a file


Print command = Is just a shell command so you can enter the command that

you want to use to process the print job, usually lpr under Linux.

Now setup the network printer as normal under the Windows clients and

you're set to print.