[CentOS] Creating a CentOS Print Server for Windows Clients

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:17:58 UTC 2009


On Mar 26, 2009, at 1:16 PM, "Joseph L. Casale" <JCasale at activenetwerx.com 
 > wrote:

> A while ago I looked into this and was told not to bother as it was a
> hack at best. Anyone shed any reliable info on creating a print server
> for windows nt -> vista clients both x86 and x46 for a few Canon and
> HP IP Printers.
>
> Would this be reliable, are there any caveats or issues to be aware  
> of?

Samba print sharing is more dependable then Samba file sharing in my  
opinion.

The windows driver directory PRINT$ can take a little work to get  
setup properly, but after it's setup right you install drivers there  
from a Windows client as if it were any other print server.

-Ross



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