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Features: B&W laser duplex wifi<br />
 
Features: B&W laser duplex wifi<br />
 
wifi mac address: 00:22:58:18:DD:FD
 
wifi mac address: 00:22:58:18:DD:FD
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=='''HELP!  how do i stop it printing stuff nobody wants?'''==
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Open a browser on a computer connected to the sudoroom network, and go to http://192.168.1.8
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Then... i don't know what to do.
  
 
Configured to connect to the SSID "sudoroom" with static IP 192.168.1.8
 
Configured to connect to the SSID "sudoroom" with static IP 192.168.1.8

Revision as of 22:28, 18 May 2014

Model: Brother HL-2270DW
Model website: http://www.brother-usa.com/Printer/ModelDetail/1/HL2270DW/
Features: B&W laser duplex wifi
wifi mac address: 00:22:58:18:DD:FD

HELP! how do i stop it printing stuff nobody wants?

Open a browser on a computer connected to the sudoroom network, and go to http://192.168.1.8 Then... i don't know what to do.

Configured to connect to the SSID "sudoroom" with static IP 192.168.1.8

You can access its web interface from the sudo network: http://192.168.1.8/printer/main.html

The user is "user" and its password is "sudoroom" - the admin password is kept by Yar

Original listserv announcement: http://lists.sudoroom.org/pipermail/sudo-sys/2013-December/000144.html

bare-metal linux instructions

  1. Install & run CUPS
    • On Ubuntu/Mint:
      • apt-get install cups
      • service start cups
    • On Debian:
      • apt-get install cups
      • /etc/init.d/cups start
    • On Arch Linux:
      • pacman -Syu cups
      • systemctl start cups
  2. You configure CUPS through the browser at: http://localhost:631/admin
  3. Click on Add Printer. It will ask you for your root password. This is very insecure but it's how some stupid Linux things work!
    • User Name: root
    • Password: your root password
  4. Under Other Network Printers, select: LPD/LPR Host or Printer and press continue
  5. Under Connection, enter this string: lpd://192.168.1.8/queue
  6. Choose a name, description & location you will remember, then press continue
  7. Under Make, select Brother. Press continue.
  8. Under Model, select: Brother HL-1250 Foomatic/hl1250 (recommended).
  9. Press Add Printer.
  10. Try printing a test page!