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How do I make a desktop shortcut that will take users to a Windows 2008 Server and let them pick a printer? I want to make adding printers as painless as possible, as I am making an Ubuntu disc image that will be used on many laptops. I don't want to add the printers ahead of time, as there would be too many and it would confuse users.

I know this can be done through the print menu, but I don't want my users to have to click through multiple dialog boxes. Some sort of shortcut to launch the "SMB browser" and point it to a Windows 2008 Server sharing printers would be great.

EDIT: What I'm looking for is a command line interface to system-config-printer that directs users to a Windows print server where they can then pick a printer to install.

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 18 '12 at 22:53

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Just going to use CUPS, never mind. –  user14146 May 5 '11 at 20:23
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