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I am using my Rasberry Pi as a print server using Samba. I have followed this tutorial, but i cannot print from my ubuntu laptop. I have added it as Windows Printer via Samba. But i get the NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error when i try to print. If i add credentials when i add the printer (i use my raspberry pi username and password (which should be added to the right group)) i get: "Not authorized, The password may be incorrect."

I know i could just as well post this in a raspberry pi forum, but since the problem is only with Linux/Ubuntu i thought i would post it here...

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Seems to be in the Samba Configuration. Can you verify if your Samba printer share looks like this? sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf [printers] comment = All Printers browseable = yes path = /tmp printable = yes public = no writable = no create mode = 0700 You may want to take a look at this as well: mardou.dyndns.org/Privat/raspberry.nsf/id/JUND-95VRCY –  Arnold Sep 17 '13 at 19:35
    
If i change it to what you write i cant even browse it. I can add it directly if i put the ip in, but i still get the same error as above... Im confused. I think its strange that it doesn't work in Ubuntu when it works in Windows... –  dhojgaard Sep 17 '13 at 20:03
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The answer for me were to put the following in the smb.conf on the raspberry pi:

use client driver = yes
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Oh yeah right. That generally applies on almost every samba printer share. I forget about this. –  Arnold Sep 20 '13 at 18:24
    
apparently there is nothing like this by default in the smb.conf. Not even uncommented. –  dhojgaard Sep 21 '13 at 16:49
    
I agree, it took me hours googling as I remember. It was years back though when I had a cups server serving windows users. –  Arnold Sep 25 '13 at 15:21
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