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How to install printers on Ubuntu at Loughborough University

How to install printers on Ubuntu at Loughborough University

Install SMB Client

The university use SMB client to communicate; it doesn't come prepacked so you need to install it.

sudo apt-get install smbclient

Install Drivers for Ubuntu

Go to Printers in Systems.

Click add printer

Use URL:

smb://staff-print.lboro.ac.uk/staff-mono

Then search for drivers, search for Ricoh Aficio MP C5000 PS

Choose it and finish installation.

Then, open Printers again.

On the printer you just added, right click > Properties

Go to Policies Tab, set Operation Policy > Authenticated.

When you print a page, you will be asked for username and password, use ONLY your username without the domain name.

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