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I have set up my printer to print from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04. The printer is connected to the computer with Windows XP, and is being shared across my home network. The computer with Ubuntu 12.04 is connecting using samba. When I try to print it fails to connect to the printer. I get the error:

Connection Failed: NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

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Probably you didn't set you auth user and password very well. I also had that problem and solution was to enter syntax: username@domain instead of domain\username.

Also you can check on this page, there is solution for allmost all printer problems:http://linuxibos.blogspot.com/2012/05/seprinters-linux.html Here is link how to map drive , but you can use that concept for printers: http://linuxibos.blogspot.com/2012/05/map-network-drive-in-linux.html

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. Its important that you explain your affliation with this link - if its your blog then say so. –  fossfreedom May 24 '12 at 10:05
    
@linomans I am tiring to connect to a printer connected to my Windows computer from Ubuntu. Not From my Ubuntu computer to my Windows computer. Sorry for not being clear in the above. –  user63423 Jun 16 '12 at 2:28
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