Monday, March 25, 2013

Network printing

After several hours, I was able to print with my Kubuntu 12.10 installation to a shared printer from an XP machine.  I couldn't browse for the printer so I tried entering the address manually, but it didn't work also.  I noticed that I also could not, browse shared windows folder so I thought that was part of the problem.  I had to install winbind and edit nsswitch.conf as directed from this page

which allowed me to browse shared folders and also browse for the shared printer.

It's been about a month since I started using Kubuntu for work, it has been frustrating especially during the first couple of weeks, but I'm getting used to it.

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