Why is it that I have to know secret key combinations to set up a (network) Windows Printer on OS X without loosing my mind? Here's what you get without:
When just clicking on the
More Printers... button, we get:
Now, below is the same dialog when holding the Option key
(nee alt) while clicking on the
Check out the
Devices dialog after selecting the newly
What gives? In that dialog, I can finally enter a smb:// style device URI.
Bonus-Boggle: at least in my current hardware constellation, I need to enter the password in cleartext! Like so:
Nevermind that I get asked for the password later on in a dialog as well, but if I don't put it into the URI (which ends up in /etc/cups/printers.conf), I am not able to print!