Documentation and Information:Public printers
This is the list of publicly accessible printers with their names, their locations and types.
|Linux printer name||Windows printer name||Location||Type|
|205||fine205||205 Fine Hall||HP LaserJet 4050 Duplex|
|219||fine219||219 Fine Hall||HP LaserJet 4300 Duplex|
|305||fine305||305 Fine Hall||HP LaserJet 8150 Duplex|
|511||fine511||5th floor Fine Hall, in front of 504 and 505 offices||Dell W5300n printer Duplex|
|811||fine811||8th floor Fine Hall, in front of 804 and 805 offices||HP LaserJet 4300 Duplex|
|1111||fine1111||11th floor Fine Hall, in front of 1104 and 1105 offices||Dell W5300n printer Duplex|
205 and 305 printers are publicly accessible only during work hours, for other times keys to relevant rooms/areas are required.
Linux printer names and variants
On Fine Hall Linux workstations and servers printer names are just room numbers, as listed in the first column of the above table.
By default all printing from Linux is duplex, i.e. printer will use both sides of the paper. If you want to print one sided then you can add a letter s to the name of your chosen printer. For example you can print to 305s or 1111s.
If you are having problems with printing certain files, especially certain acrobat pdf documents, where when you print them nothing comes out of the printer then you can try printing with pcl driver. In order to do that add pcl to the name of the printer. For example if you are trying to print to 511 then use 511pcl instead.