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generic:laptopprint [2016/09/22 08:45] deulgeneric:laptopprint [2019/02/22 13:03] (current) – [Internet Printing on Windows (7 & 8 & 10)] jansen
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 FIRST: when you are printing from the wireless network, make sure you have authenticated to the system as described [[wireless|on the page about the wireless networks]]. Note that only our specific networks know about the printers in our buildings; Eduroam and the generic leiden University networks cannot access our printers.  FIRST: when you are printing from the wireless network, make sure you have authenticated to the system as described [[wireless|on the page about the wireless networks]]. Note that only our specific networks know about the printers in our buildings; Eduroam and the generic leiden University networks cannot access our printers. 
-}===== Adding printer in MacOS X =====+} 
 +===== Adding printer in MacOS X =====
  
   * Go to System Preferences   * Go to System Preferences
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     * Address for LORENTZ users: printers.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl     * Address for LORENTZ users: printers.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl
     * Protocol: Internet Printing Protocol - IPP     * Protocol: Internet Printing Protocol - IPP
-    * Queue: printers/op4 (or [[:printing#known_print_queues|other printer names]], but make sure to type ''printers/'' before the usual name of the printer!)+    * Queue: printers/hpcolor (or [[:printing#known_print_queues|other printer names]], but make sure to type ''printers/'' before the usual name of the printer!)
     * Name: (fill in some name that helps you remember which printer this is)     * Name: (fill in some name that helps you remember which printer this is)
     * Location: (optional, if for your information only, eg to distinguish strw printers from the printer at home)     * Location: (optional, if for your information only, eg to distinguish strw printers from the printer at home)
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 Since various Linux distributions use their own tool for the configuration of printers, we cannot give an exact description of the options to select, just the general information. It is usually quite intuitive to find out where exactly this information needs to be entered in the available configuration tool. Since various Linux distributions use their own tool for the configuration of printers, we cannot give an exact description of the options to select, just the general information. It is usually quite intuitive to find out where exactly this information needs to be entered in the available configuration tool.
  
-The printserver supports the Internet printing protocol (IPP; also known as CUPS). To add a printer, make sure you select IPP as the protocol, and ''printserver.strw.leidenuniv.nl''. The queue on the server is under the ''printers'' virtual directory, so e.g. to print to the op4 printer, you will have to specify 'printers/op4' as the printer queue.+The printserver supports the Internet printing protocol (IPP; also known as CUPS). To add a printer, make sure you select IPP as the protocol, and ''printserver.strw.leidenuniv.nl''. The queue on the server is under the ''printers'' virtual directory, so e.g. to print to the hpcolor printer, you will have to specify 'printers/hpcolor' as the printer queue.
 Next you can select the manufacturer and printer model, or use a generic postscript printer driver. See the [[:printing#known_print_queues|list of available printers]] for details. Next you can select the manufacturer and printer model, or use a generic postscript printer driver. See the [[:printing#known_print_queues|list of available printers]] for details.
 Also make sure to use A4 paper in stead of American letter format. Also make sure to use A4 paper in stead of American letter format.
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 ===== Internet Printing on Windows (7 & 8 & 10) ===== ===== Internet Printing on Windows (7 & 8 & 10) =====
  
-Windows should be able to use this method as well (** but not always? does anyone know which driver or windows component is necessary? **)+Windows should be able to use this method as well (but: see below)
  
 In the Add printer wizard, select the option "Connect to a printer on the internet". Windows will first try to find the printer, which is unfortunately not possible in our setup. When offered to enter the printer's address manually, click "next" and in the URL window fill in (for sterrewacht): In the Add printer wizard, select the option "Connect to a printer on the internet". Windows will first try to find the printer, which is unfortunately not possible in our setup. When offered to enter the printer's address manually, click "next" and in the URL window fill in (for sterrewacht):
  
-    http://printserver.strw.leidenuniv.nl:631/printers/op4+    http://printserver.strw.leidenuniv.nl:631/printers/hpcolor
  
 and for Lorentz Institute: and for Lorentz Institute:
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 Of course this works for any of our printer names, so fill in your printer of choice here. A [[:printing#known_print_queues|list of available printers]] is available, along with their make and model, for selecting the right driver. Also make sure to use A4 paper in stead of American letter format. Of course this works for any of our printer names, so fill in your printer of choice here. A [[:printing#known_print_queues|list of available printers]] is available, along with their make and model, for selecting the right driver. Also make sure to use A4 paper in stead of American letter format.
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 +However, sometimes Windows is installed with the Internet Printing component disabled. So if you weren't presented with the option to connect to a printer on the internet, go to the ''control panel'', select ''Turn Windows Features On or Off'' and scroll down to ''Print and Document Services''. Open that section, and make sure that the Internet Printing Client checkbox is checked.
  
generic/laptopprint.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/22 13:03 by jansen