section is one of four special sections (along with
contains all parameters that apply to the server as a whole. It is the place
for parameters that have only a global meaning. It may also contain service-level parameters that define
default settings for all other sections and shares. This way you can simplify the configuration and avoid
setting the same value repeatedly. (Within each individual section or share, you may, however, override these
globally set share settings and specify other values).
printing = bsd
Causes Samba to use default print commands applicable for the BSD (also known as RFC 1179 style or LPR/LPD)
printing system. In general, the
parameter informs Samba about the print
subsystem it should expect. Samba supports CUPS, LPD, LPRNG, SYSV, HPUX, AIX, QNX, and PLP. Each of these
systems defaults to a different
print command (and other queue control commands).