Installing a VPS Printer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

  1. Open System Settings.
    Ubuntu System Settings Menu
  2. Click the "Printers" icon.
    Ubuntu System Settings with Printers icon highlighted
  3. Click the "Add +" button.
    Ubuntu printers add button
  4. Expand "Network Printer" and select "LPD/LPR Host or Printer". Enter the hostname and queue provided by your ECN support staff. Click the "Forward" button.
    Ubuntu new printer dialog with network printer and LPD LPR option highlighted
  5. Click the radio button beside "Select printer from database". Choose the manufacturer, provided by your ECN support staff, from the list below. In this example, we have chosen "Ricoh". Click the "Forward" button.
    Ubuntu driver selection
  6. Choose the model, provided by your ECN support staff, from the lefthand column. In the righthand column, choose the driver with "(recommended)" at the end of its name. Click the "Forward" button.
    Ubuntu printer driver picker with model and driver highlighted
  7. Using the drop down menus, choose the appropriate installable options, as provided by your ECN support staff. In this example, our printer has lower paper trays and a finisher unit attached. Click the "Forward" button.
    Ubuntu printer installable options window
  8. Fill out the printer name, printer model, and printer location as directed by your ECN support staff. Click the "Apply" button to complete adding the printer.
    Ubuntu printer description screen

Last modified: 2014/10/21 10:57:39.625162 GMT-4 by megan.l.boing.1
Created: 2014/10/21 10:21:27.290024 GMT-4 by megan.l.boing.1.

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