Printers Configuration

The following table shows the network printers at LNGS.

 

 

 Printer Name  Hostname   Location  Note
 lngs-bathroom   lngs-bathroom.lngs.infn.it  near bathrooms (on the ground floor in the building n.5)   Black and White
 lngs-color03  lngs-color03.lngs.infn.it  Printer Room (on the ground floor in the building n.5)  Color
 lngs-color04  lngs-color04.lngs.infn.it  Printer Room (on the ground floor in the building n.5)  Color
 lngs-proom1  lngs-proom1.lngs.infn.it  Printer Room (on the ground floor in the building n.5)  Color
 lngs-lab1-up  lngs-lab1-up.lngs.infn.it  Lab1 Up  Color
 lngs-lab2  lngs-lab2.lngs.infn.it  Lab2  Black and White
 lngs-magazzino  lngs-magazzino.lngs.infn.it   Warehouse building  Black and White 
 lngs-mntlvd  lngs-mntlvd.lngs.infn.it  Mounting Hall - LVD side  Black and White
 lngs-northgate  lngs-northgate.lngs.infn.it  North Gate - near stairs  Black and White
       

 

The following instructions are useful for installing a network printers on user pc.

 

Windows

From Control Panel->Device & Printer select Add printer->Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname->The printer that I want isn’t listed and then Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname and push on Next botton. Type the hostname or the IP address of the printer in Hostname or IP address. Push on Next button.

Windows will now walk you through installing the drivers for the printer. After that is complete, you should be able to print to the printer via direct IP address.

 

MAC

From Apple Menu select System Preferences-> Printer & Scan. In the Print & Scan window click on the [+] button. Select IP tab in the Print Browser window and then

  • in Address enter the IP address or hostname of the printer you want to add.
  • Leave the Queue field blank. The Name and the Location fields are for your reference to keep track of your printers and differentiate between multiple ones.

Click on Add button. The printer will be added to your list of printers.

 

Linux (Ubuntu)

Select System Settings-> Printers. In the Printers window click on the [+] Add button. Choose Network Printer-> Find Network Printer and enter IP address/hostname of printer then click Forward button. In the Describe Printer window we will be asked to fill in some information about your printer as Printer Name, Description and Location for keeping track of your printers and differentiate between multiple ones. Click on Apply button to finish the printer installation.