Nov 14, 2022
Purdue CS Printer Setup for Ubuntu
See also: https://www.purdue.edu/science/scienceit/Printing.html
sudo apt install samba-client
- Goto Printers > Additional Printer Settings > Add > Network Printer > Windows Printer via SAMBA.
- The address is
PRINTER_NAME is room + printer type, e.g.
haas257bw (there is a sticker on each printer with the name too).
- Set authentication:
- Username is
BOILERAD\YOUR_USERNAME (note the backslash).
- Password is your Purdue Career password.
- You can use a Generic > Postscript driver, or you can take some time to examine the printer and determine the make (
haas257bw is a Lexmark M5155 4063-29E, for example).
- Start printing.