Bug 122527 - Need 'printing = cups' and 'cups options = raw'
Need 'printing = cups' and 'cups options = raw'
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-05-05 11:07 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-22 07:01:04 EDT
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Description Tim Waugh 2004-05-05 11:07:57 EDT
Description of problem:
The shipped smb.conf file should have these lines added:

  printing = cups
  cups options = raw

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For rationale see:

The thread starts here about here:

Briefly: jobs received from Windows have already been rasterized, and
so need to be given to CUPS as application/octet-stream.  However,
this mime-type is rejected by default to avoid accidently printing an
unrecognized mime-type.

But SAMBA can set the 'raw' option to bypass this mechanism -- and it
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-07-22 07:01:04 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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