Printing to Department Printers from your Personal Computer

Overview: 

How to configure printing on your Windows or Mac OSX computer to use the Department CUPS print queue.

Note the machine must be connected to CS network for printer access to succeed. Printer access is not allowed through the department firewall. @see http://www.cs.rochester.edu/dept/lab/network-access-personal-machines


Enabling Windows XP CUPS print service

{THIS NEEDS TO BE UPDATED FOR WINDOWS 8.x}

Start->Printers and Faxes
   Printer Tasks:

           Add A Printer -> NEXT

           A Network Printer (printer attached to another computer)

           Specify a Printer:
           Connect to a printer on the Internet or a home or office network

           URL: http://print.cs.rochester.edu:631/printers/chaucer

                http://print.cs.rochester.edu:631/printers/shake


           Driver to choose:

           Manufacturer:  HP
           Printers:   :  HP Laserjet 4100 series PS

Enabling Mac (OSX 10.9+) CUPS print service

open System Preferences 
click on the "Printers & Scanners" icon
at the bottom of the left-hand pane, click the "+" button
in the pop-up dialog box
     choose "Internet Printing Protocol - IPP"
     enter "print.cs.rochester.edu:631" in "Address" box
     enter "printers/chaucer" (or "printers/shake") in "Queue" box
     enter name you want to use for the printer in "Name" box
         (e.g. "Chaucer IPP")
     leave "Location" blank (or enter "mail room" or whatever)

Use "Generic Postscript Printer"
Click "Add" button

You may receive a warning message dialog that says "Couldn't connect
to printer do you want to continue to create the printer anyway?"
Click "Continue" to confirm you do want to proceed.

on the pop-up menu, select "Duplex Unit"
click "Continue"

(dc. update 01.30.2015)
 

Enabling OSX Tiger (Mac OS 10.4) CUPS print service

 

open "Printer Setup Utility"
choose "View->Show Printer List"
click "Add"
select "IP Printer" tab
select "Internet Printing Protocol - IPP" in "Protocol" menu
enter "print.cs.rochester.edu:631" in "Address" box
enter "printers/chaucer" (or "printers/shake") in "Queue" box
enter name you want to use for the printer in "Name" box (e.g. "Chaucer IPP")
leave "Location" blank (or enter "mail room" or whatever)
select "HP" in "Print Using" menu
select "HP LaserJet 4100 Series" in "Model" menu
click "Add"
select "Duplex Unit" in "Installable Options" dialogue box
click "Continue"

new printer should appear in Printer List
Last update by Jim Roche. Last change: October 5, 2010