Print from your own computer (Ubuntu)

Instructions for printing from your own personal Ubuntu computer

How to add an OIT printer to Ubuntu

 Your computer must be connected to the Rice Owls Wireless or Wired Networks. If you are off-campus, start by logging in to VPN.


1. Select your Printer Managment Utility.

Printer Management


2. Next you will need to add the printer to your machine.

New Printer


3. You will then need to select a Windows print server using smb protocol. The print server you will go through is owlprinting.ad.rice.edu

 URL  Driver
 owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/plotter1

HP DesignJet 4020ps

 owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/plotter4

HP DesignJet 4000ps

 owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/plotter5

HP DesignJet 4000ps

 owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/plotter6

HP DesignJet 4020ps

 URL  Driver

smb://owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/gplotter

HP DesignJet 4000ps

 URL  Driver

smb://owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/mdcolor

 HP 5520                    

URL
 Driver
 smb://owlprinting.ad.rice.edu/md101ps  HP LaserJet 4250dn

Select Device Printing


4. Next you will need to install the print driver which again can be found at the Printers and Plotters locations & rates page or as in Ubuntu you may be able to find the driver pre-installed with your Linux distribution.

Choose Print Driver

Choose Driver 2


5. If given the option to install optional components consult the Printer and Plotter Locations & Rates page to see if the printer you are trying to install has duplex printing or other options available.

Install Options


6. Your new printer should now be setup. Simply apply any naming schemes you would like and print.

Describe Printers