Network Printer Setup

David Foster dbfoster at
Thu Jun 23 05:49:50 UTC 2005

I would add..

- From the Menu:
System > Administration > Printing
from the printers window
Global Settings>Detect LAN Printers

It will ask you for sudo password and then cups printer on the network will 
show up in a few minutes.

On 6/22/05, James Wilkinson <ubuntu at> wrote:
> Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:
> > I also have searched the Linux/FreeBSD driver at the websites that you
> > went over, but couldn't find one. The exact name/model is 'Xerox
> > Document Centre C360' which is a colour (laser) printer and it's
> > multifunctional (scanner + fax in it). (This printer is a sort of very
> > huge in terms of its size as it is suitable for an office use covering
> > at leat about 100 people.)
> Hmm. Laser printers above a certain size tend to emulate HP LaserJets.
> This is very well understood technology, and the drivers tend to be very
> good. You might want to experiment with a LaserJet 5 driver for black
> and white jobs (they've been around for long enough that practically
> anything supports htem).
> Unfortunately, I don't have access to a colour laser. You might find
> that a (more recent) colour LaserJet driver would work.
> You might also find that the thing understands Postscript, at that size.
> Good luck!
> James.
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