Network printing via a win2k domain?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Tue Jun 17 11:34:17 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Jun 17), Dragoncrest said:
> Hi all.  Ok, here's my situation.  Just recently at work we switched
> over to our network being managed by a windows 2000 domain.  (Stupid
> in my opinion, but they don't listen to me.  Sheesh) One of the
> criteria for printing is I have to login to the domain in order to be
> able to print to our network based printer.  So that's my dillema. 
> I'm not sure if I can setup Cups to do this or if I need to install
> Samba, or some other printer software.  I'd prefer to avoid using
> samba if at all possible cause that opens up a whole new can of
> worms.
> Cliff notes version of this:
> Need to login to domain to be able to print.
> Printer is a Ricoh network printer.

Cheat, and print directly to the printer :)  Most support the lpd

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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