Printing at CERN

Using an operating system other than those officially supported, printers can be added via CUPS.

Example from Fedora 34:

Find your printer from cern’s printservice webpage. Copy the printer ppd from lxplus and install deps:

sudo dnf install -y cups-lpd system-config-printer
scp lxplus:/etc/cups/ppd/your-printer-name.ppd ~

From here, run system-config-printer and configure a new LPD/LPR printer.

Host: <your-printer-name>.print.cern.ch

Queue: <your-print-name>

then simply accept the rest of the default settings & test print!

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