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I am currently still going through the Installation guide for Cups, Samba, Kerberos and PyKota as written by ...
1st July 2008, 02:22 PM #1
Extracting the Cups Drivers on Ubuntu 7.10
I am currently still going through the Installation guide for Cups, Samba, Kerberos and PyKota as written by Ric_.
I think it's going OK although i have now run into a situation that i am a little unsure about. This is how to extract the CUPS drivers into the correct folder as mentioned here:
I am using Ubuntu 7.10. The package is in the .RPM format which this version of Ubuntu can't seem to recognise. I have downloaded alien and converted the package to a .deb package but now i am unsure as to what to do next. Can i just install the packe as normal or do i need to do this a different way?
* Extract the following files from the CUPS Driver package to /usr/share/cups/drivers:
* Copy the following files from a Windows installation to /usr/share/cups/drivers:
1st July 2008, 02:52 PM #2
Here you go, fresh off my print server.
1st July 2008, 02:54 PM #3
Thats cool. Thanks very much.
1st July 2008, 03:19 PM #4
The cups6.ppd is missing. Is this OK or is it required. I will be printing through the CUPS system from OS X as well?
1st July 2008, 03:53 PM #5
So it is, That's never caused a problem here though. However for completeness:
1st July 2008, 05:22 PM #6
OK i have moved on from the drivers thanks to Geoff.
I have now got to the point that if i try to change the ownership on the /etc/samba/drivers to the administrator:"domain admins". i get an error returned which says
chown: `administrator:domain admins': invalid group
I don't know why. When i run the wbinfo -g the groups are returned as does the getent group command. I can obtain a ticket using kinit administrator and i can list them with klist. What could be the problem?
Could it be something to do with the winbind error i have. When i run the testparm i get a winbind seperator error. The winbind error seems to do with the slash being seen as an escape character and thus removing the carriage return and placing the next line on the same line as the separator option.
1st July 2008, 05:40 PM #7
I have since run a command found in the installation guide thread at the top of the *nix section:
This did not return anything. Now I'm stumped as to why as the group definitely exists. I continued reading and found ICTNUT had the same issue as i have now where wbinfo -g could not find the domain admins group either.
getent group | grep "Domain Admins"
But it does not state what he did to resolve the issue.
Last edited by HodgeHi; 1st July 2008 at 05:46 PM.
1st July 2008, 08:37 PM #8
Did you alter /etc/nsswitch.conf to list winbind as a data source for passwd and group info?
1st July 2008, 08:47 PM #9
I replaced my nsswitch with the one you posted in that stickied thread I mentioned. If its in there which I'm sure you would have done then yes it will be in mine too :-)
Last edited by HodgeHi; 2nd July 2008 at 10:09 AM.
2nd July 2008, 10:10 AM #10
Here is my nsswitch file:
# Example configuration of GNU Name Service Switch functionality.
# If you have the `glibc-doc' and `info' packages installed, try:
# `info libc "Name Service Switch"' for information about this file.
passwd: winbind compat
group: winbind compat
hosts: files dns mdns
protocols: db files
services: db files
ethers: db files
rpc: db files
2nd July 2008, 10:11 AM #11
and here is my smb.conf:
idmap gid = 10000-40000
obey pam restrictions = yes
dns proxy = no
netbios name = UBUNTU
printing = cups
invalid users = root
idmap uid = 10000-20000
workgroup = CRONEHILLS
os level = 20
printcap name = cups
security = ads
max log size = 1000
winbind separator = \
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
load printers = yes
socket options = TCP_NODELAY
encrypt passwords = true
public = yes
realm = CRONEHILLS.SANDWELL.SCH.UK
winbind use default domain = yes
wins proxy = no
server string = Cups Server
winbind enum users = yes
password server = *
winbind gid = 10000-20000
winbind enum groups = yes
syslog = 0
preferred master = no
panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
printable = yes
writable = no
path = /var/spool/samba
comment = All Printers
public = yes
create mode = 0700
printer admin = @"domain admins"
comment = Printer Drivers
path = /etc/samba/drivers
browseable = yes
read only = no
guest ok = yes
write list = administrator, @"domain admins"
2nd July 2008, 10:34 AM #12
ok, that looks ok. Does 'wbinfo -g' work?
2nd July 2008, 11:11 AM #13
Yeah, i think it works OK:
wbinfo -g | grep "domain admins"
2nd July 2008, 11:31 AM #14
2nd July 2008, 11:38 AM #15
I run this and it returns:
getent group | grep "domain admins"
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