Printing on Ubuntu

INTRODUCTION

This manual describes how to print on the UT Xerox Multifuncional Printers (MFPs) from a Ubuntu machine.

BEFORE YOU GET STARTED

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This manual is written for Ubuntu 16.04; for Mac and Windows, other manuals are available.

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You will have to carry out actions regularly when going through the manual. A fixed writing method is applied: references to text and buttons on screens are in italics details you have to enter are in bold.

You will need the following:

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An established internet connection.

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An ICT-account. This is your employee or student number with associated password.

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A chipknip.

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An activated employee- or student card. If you have not yet activated it on the MFP, do so first. How to do this is described in the manual ‘Register college-/employee card'.

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The PPD-file from the download at the bottom of this page.

INSTALL FOLLOW-ME PRINTER

Step 1: Open printer settings

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Go to the Dash.

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Enter Printers.

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Click Printers.

Step 2: Add new printer

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Click Add.

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Step 3: Authentication

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Under Devices > Network Printer select Windows Printer via Samba.

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At smb:// enter printservice.utwente.nl/Follow-Me.

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Select Set authentication details now.

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At Username: enter AD\ followed by your student number (e.g. AD\s0123456) or employee logon name (e.g. AD\GoghV).

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At Password enter your corresponding ICT account password.

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Click Forward.

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Step 4: Choose driver

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Select Provide PPD file.

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Click the folder icon next to (None).

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Step 5: Select .PPD file

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Browse to the location where you have stored the .PPD file (which you can download via the link at the bottom of this manual).

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Select the file.

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Click Open.

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Step 6: Choose driver

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Click Forward.

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Step 7: installable options

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Set Input Trays to 5 Trays.

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Check Job Storage.

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Click Forward.

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Step 8: Describe printer

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At Printer Name enter Follow-Me.

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At Description enter Follow-Me.

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Click Apply.

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Step 9: Properties

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Right-click the Follow-Me printer icon.

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Click Properties.

Step 10: Printer options

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Select Printer Options.

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Set Paper Size to A4.

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Set Input Slot to Tray 3.

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Set 2-sided print to 2-sided Print, Flip on Long Edge.

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Click OK.

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You are now ready to print.

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

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