Trouble printing from Windows 7

Asked by Walt Jones on 2012-08-28

I installed an HP Deskjet F4280 printer on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine and on my Windows 7 laptop that accesses the Ubuntu machine through the network. I was able to print a test page.

I was also able to print from MS Word, but not from Acrobat. I then changed the workgroup name in smb.conf to match the laptop and now I can't print from either Word nor Acrobat.

I will greatly appreciate any ideas anyone might have.

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Remove the printer from Windows and readd it. May help

Walt Jones (tfkjones) said : #2

Reinstalled the printers, changed the workgroup on the laptop back to the default (WORKGROUP) and restored my backup of smb.conf. Prints from Word, but not from Acrobat.

Is there a conflict with Adobe?

Possibly, maybe you should check on a Windows forum.

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