How to share a direct connected usb printer on 32 bit linux mint 19.2

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How to share a direct connected usb printer on 32 bit linux mint 19.2

Post by chaosjs0010 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:25 am

Hello to all, I have two questions.

First, How do you share a usb printer over the LAN Network with Linux mint 19.2 32 bit and Windows 10 Professional 64 bit Version 1903 Where Linux Mint 19.2 32 bit is the one with the usb printer installed and Windows 10 64 bit PRO Version 1903 is the one I am currently trying to get it to communicate with..
BTW, I tested the printer communication wise on the computer it is connected to and that was a success..

Second will 1GB of RAM on the Computer with Linux Mint 19.2 32 Bit be enough RAM to get it communicate over the LAN Network with Windows 10 64 Bit Pro Version 1903?

Anyways, Thanks for listening and Have great day as well..

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Re: How to share a direct connected usb printer on 32 bit linux mint 19.2

Post by deepakdeshp » Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:31 pm

1 GB is very much less even for xfce desktop. ... -linux/amp
According to Mint 19.2 release notes

Samba isn't very stable in Ubuntu 18.04. Two issues in particular, ... ug/1827041 and ... ug/1778322 make it very hard to browse Windows networks and connect to Windows shares.

To work around this issue, edit /etc/samba/smb.conf and add the following lines under "workgroup = WORKGROUP", in the "[global]" section:

name resolve order = bcast host lmhosts wins
client max protocol = NT1
Save the file and reboot.

You should then be able to see the workgroup and the hosts in the network neighbourhood.

To connect to a share, use "Connect to Server..." from the "File" menu.

If you are trying to connect anonymously and it isn't working, type "anonymous" in the username field and type a dummy password.

If you use Samba a lot, until these issues are resolved, we recommend you use Linux Mint 18.3 instead.
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I am using Mint 19.2 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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