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Re: [opensuse] printing to a printer on a windows XP machine
From: "Darryl Gregorash" <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-22 11:10, Phil Burness wrote:
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On the XP machine my username is bob.smith@xxxxxxxxxxx password example2

Are you sure your username on that system is not just bob.smith?


I would think Darryl is right. A good way to test whether your windows box is talking is with the smbclient command. On your Linux box just issue "smbclient -U <username> -L <windows host name>" and then enter the password at the prompt. If you have a valid setup and valid username/password pair, you should see something like this:

david@nemesis:~> smbclient -U david -L ripper
Password:
Domain=[RIPPER] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
IPC$ IPC Remote IPC
SharedDocs Disk Shared Docs on Ripper
print$ Disk Printer Drivers
GenericT Printer Generic / Text Only
E Disk
ADMIN$ Disk Remote Admin
C$ Disk Default share

Hope that helps.....

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