LinuxThis guide shows how to set up an ETH print service printer on Linux. The names of the D-INFK printers and their location can be found in this list.
DriverDownload the latest
multibrand driverfor the printers here multibrand-X.ppd . For
card-studplease use also this
SetupOpen the following URL in your web browser of choice. It will open the local printer configuration interface. http://localhost:631/ Go to the Administration tab and click Add Printer to add a new printer. In case you have to authenticate yourself to get on this page, use your local system root credentials or your account with sudoers permissions. Choose Windows Printer via SAMBA under Other Network Printers. Set SMB Printer to
smb://pia01.ethz.ch/followed by the printer name. Edit the printer's name, description and location, then click Continue to go to the next step. Under Or Provide a PPD File choose driver file from your hard disk that you have downloaded earlier.
Set the default options for the printer. Click Set Default Options to finish the installation.
AuthenticationEnter the following command in your shell (as root or using sudo) before printing for the first time.
The printer name must be the one you've set previously during the printer installation.
"username,password" is meant literally and is not supposed to be replaced by an actual username and password.
When printing for the first time on this printer, the system will prompt you to enter your credentials. Do this and click Authenticate. Remember to put d\ in front of your username.
lpadmin -p <printer-name> -o auth-info-required=username,password