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Date: 2008may5 OS: Linux Product: cups Q. Why do I have "Unable to connect to CUPS server" when I have printing diabled in Samba? In the syslog:May 5 09:45:02 www smbd[<pid>]: [2008/05/05 09:45:02, 0] printing/print_cups.c:cups_connect(69) May 5 09:45:02 www smbd[<pid>]: Unable to connect to CUPS server localhost:631 - Connection refused(CUPS = Common UNIX Printing System) How to I stop this? A. You really have to hit Samba over the head to disable printing. After trying many things, this did the trick for me:load printers = no (this alone isn't enough) show add printer wizard = no printing = none printcap name = /dev/null disable spoolss = yesHope it helps you.
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