Bug 1013264 - Cannot browse Windows/Samba printers
Summary: Cannot browse Windows/Samba printers
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-09-28 21:34 UTC by Jyrki Tikka
Modified: 2013-11-10 07:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-11-06 07:39:10 UTC

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Description Jyrki Tikka 2013-09-28 21:34:51 UTC
Description of problem:

When you try to browse Windows or Samba printers and select the desired printer, the error

TypeError: smb_select_function() takes exactly 5 arguments (6 given)

is written to the console and the printer is not selected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open system-config-printer
2. press "Add"
3. select "Windows printer via SAMBA"
4. press "Browse..."
5. browse to the printer queue
6. select the printer

Actual results:

Printer not selected, error message on console

Expected results:

Printer selected and the appropriate string written to the input field

Additional info:

Workaround: write the server and queue names to the input field

I ran into this problem at https://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/33029/cannot-install-samba-printer/ and verified the behaviour on my own systems

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-10-22 16:55:38 UTC
system-config-printer-1.4.3-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-22 16:57:56 UTC
system-config-printer-1.4.3-1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-23 03:30:39 UTC
Package system-config-printer-1.4.3-1.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing system-config-printer-1.4.3-1.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-11-06 07:39:10 UTC
system-config-printer-1.4.3-2.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-11-10 07:44:08 UTC
system-config-printer-1.4.3-2.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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