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CUPS Print Server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Install Cups

apt-get install cups cups-browsed cups-bsd cups-client cups-common cups-core-drivers cups-daemon cups-driver-gutenprint cups-filters cups-filters-core-drivers cups-ppdc cups-server-common

Enable Remote Management

Port 631
Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock
<Location />
  Order allow,deny
  Allow all
<Location /admin>

Disable Autolisting Remote CUPS Printers

BrowseRemoteProtocols none

Installing Printers on CUPS Server

  1. Send a web browser to https://hostname:631/admin
  2. Click on “Add Printer”
  3. Select “AppSocket/HP JetDirect” and click continue
  4. Enter “socket:/hostname:9100” and click continue
  5. Be Sure to select “Share This Printer”. Fill in Name, Description, and Room then click continue.
  6. Follow the rest of the steps. They fairly intuitive.

Setup Cups Printers on Windows Clients

  1. Start Add Printer Wizard.
  2. Select Network or Shared Printer
  3. For the Driver Select Generic then MS Publisher ImageSetter
ubuntu/cups_print_server.txt · Last modified: 2014/05/15 09:46 by tschulz