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Original listserv announcement: http://lists.sudoroom.org/pipermail/sudo-sys/2013-December/000144.html
 
Original listserv announcement: http://lists.sudoroom.org/pipermail/sudo-sys/2013-December/000144.html
  
==with cups (on ubuntu and tested on arch)==
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==bare-metal linux instructions==
install "cups"
 
go to localhost:631
 
  
use these settings:
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# Install & run [https://www.cups.org/ CUPS]
Description:
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#* On Ubuntu/Mint:
Location: sudo
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#** <code>apt-get install cups</code>
 
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#** <code>service start cups</code>
Driver: Brother HL-1250 Foomatic/hl1250 (recommended) (grayscale, 2-sided printing)
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#* On Debian:
 
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#** <code>apt-get install cups</code>
Connection: lpd://192.168.1.8/queue
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#** <code>/etc/init.d/cups start</code>
 
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#* On Arch Linux:
Defaults: job-sheets=none, none media=na_letter_8.5x11in sides=one-sided
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#** <code>pacman -Syu cups</code>
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#** <code>systemctl start cups</code>
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# You configure CUPS through the browser at: http://localhost:631/admin
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# Click on <code>Add Printer</code>. It will ask you for your root password. This is very insecure but it's how some stupid Linux things work!
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#* User Name: root
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#* Password: your root password
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# Under '''Other Network Printers''', select: <code>LPD/LPR Host or Printer</code> and press <code>continue</code>
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# Under '''Connection''', enter this string: <code>lpd://192.168.1.8/queue</code>
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# Choose a name, description & location you will remember, then press <code>continue</code>
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# Under '''Make''', select Brother. Press <code>continue</code>.
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# Under '''Model''', select: <code>Brother HL-1250 Foomatic/hl1250 (recommended)</code>.
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# Press <code>Add Printer</code>.
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# Try printing a test page!

Revision as of 21:48, 25 February 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

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!