[opensource] Wireless Printing

Brian Swaney swaneybr at opensource.osu.edu
Thu Mar 18 20:46:50 EDT 2010


So let it be done.
http://opensource.osu.edu/printing

I plan on improving the appearance a little and maybe making it a bit 
easier to read (can we say... "regular expressions"), but pretty much 
all the information you need for most network printers is there.

Brian Swaney
Open Source Club at
Ohio State University
Website Administrator



Michael S. Yanovich wrote:
> Awesome, I will definitely be looking forward to that write up! I also 
> like Tim's idea of having someone to try following the proper 
> instructions on a Mac and then poking under the hood. I think this 
> could yields some useful results. At least I think it would, I'm not 
> very experienced with Mac's.
>
> On 03/17/2010 09:00 AM, Brian Swaney wrote:
>> It's funny that you mention wireless printing, because I JUST asked 
>> Uniprint last night for the printer settings. There is an article on 
>> getting Pharos printing to work at a different school here: 
>> http://www.byui.edu/wireless/linuxprint.htm Basically, you set up 
>> CUPS and print to the printers like any other printer, but you need 
>> the settings (name, IP address, etc) for the respective printers 
>> before you can do anything. The printer drivers from their website 
>> are not going to run in Linux, even under wine. As soon as I get 
>> wireless printing to work, I plan on publishing a how-to on our 
>> website. I am waiting for a reply from them.
>>
>> Brian Swaney
>> Open Source Club at
>> Ohio State University
>> Website Administrator
>>
>>
>>
>> Michael S. Yanovich wrote:
>>> Lately I have found myself in a situation where I would greatly like 
>>> to print from my laptop while at the Science and Engineering Library 
>>> (SEL). I have come across this website at the University that 
>>> details how to print via one's "Windows" machine or "Mac" machine, 
>>> however, as many in the Open Source Club, I run Linux on my laptop. 
>>> I tried following the Windows guides and installing them under Wine, 
>>> however, I receive errors that Wine can't find a "spooler" service. 
>>> I assume, since I haven't used Windows in a while, that the Spooler 
>>> service does essentially the same things as cups does on Linux.
>>>
>>> I was wondering if anyone had any experience with trying the 
>>> "Wireless Printing" on campus? Or if anyone had any insight on how 
>>> to adapt this service for Linux users?
>>>
>>> -- Michael S. Yanovich
>>>
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