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Windows shared printer in Linux (using samba)

First install samba

apt-get install samba

apt-get install smbfs

apt-get install cupsys

after this installations

open a browser and type


you will get a cups administration page

select add printer

then type Name : anything
Location : anything
description : anything

now you will get a dropdown menu

select windows printer via samba

now there is text box Device URI

type smb://mycomputer/1015 ( see I have a shared hp 1015 printer at computer name called mycomputer and share name of printer is 1015 with permision to all)

after selecting uri u will get a page for selecting make

select your printer make in my case it is HP

next page select model HP Laserjet series PCL 4/5 CUPS v 1.2 (en)

now printer installation is over

you can make a test print now

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