Printing

All printing to the department printers is done through the print server:

print.astro.illinois.edu

You need to be on a Campus network to be able to print. If you're on Eduroam, you're outside the Campus firewall and won't be able to print.

104 Mail Room

Xerox Versalink B605

104_copier - regular queue

HP Laserjet P3015dn

104_bw - regular queue

104_bw_d - duplex queue

204 Computer Lab

HP Laserjet P3015dn

204_bw - regular queue

204_bw_d - duplex queue

HP Laserjet 500 Color M551dn

204_color - regular queue

204_color_d - duplex queue

Setting up printers:

Linux:

Use either lpd or cups through print.astro.illinois.edu

To setup a single queue:

lpadmin -p printer_name -v http://print.astro.illinois.edu:631/printers/queue_name -E

where printer_name is what you want to call your local print queue, and queue_name is the printer queue you want to print to (e.g. 204_bw)

Easy CUPS config to setup all queues:

Make sure cups is installed on your Linux install.

In the file /etc/cups/client.conf put the following:

ServerName print.astro.illinois.edu

Setting up printing through Papercut Mobility Print on OS X or Windows:

Go to http://print.astro.illinois.edu:9163/setup and download the installer for your OS. The installer will configure all the public printer queues.

Setting up individual print queues:

OS X:

Add Printer

Put in server and queue information with IPP protocol selected. Put in printer name.

 

Use Select Software to choose the printer driver

 

Enable the duplexer

 

Windows:

To setup Windows to print via cups you need to do the following:

Select Add device

Select Add manually



Put in print server and queue information in the Select shared printer by name section



Select the print driver


Next


Print a test page if you want


To enable the duplexer on the printer setup, select Printer properties

Set the Duplex Unit to Installed under the Device Settings tab