These instructions can be used to set up an ETH Print Service SMB network printer.The password is stored locally and encrypted in the Gnome Keyring.
The manual is for personal (unmanaged) computers.The root password is required for setup.
The Ubuntu version can be checked as follows:
The following additional packages are required for the installation and can be added as follows:
sudo apt-get install smbclient python3-smbc
For the automatic start the file
with the following content must be created:
The application can be started in the background as follows:
nohup system-config-printer-applet >/dev/null 2>&1 &
Start the Printer Setup dialog:
Add a new printer with "+Add":
Select a "Network Printer" with "Windows Printer via SAMBA". Then the server can be specified under "SMB Printer":
smb://piastud01.ethz.ch/printer(Print server for students. Only on the "card-stud" queue can be printed. "Hidden queues" with $ characters at the end are locked.)
smb://pia01.ethz.ch/printer(Print server for employees in the center)
smb://pia02.ethz.ch/printer (Print server for employees on the Hönggerberg)
After pressing the button "Browse..." a window for the authentication appears:
After login with username, domain and password the list of available printers appears. In addition, the model and the person responsible for the device are listed:
After selecting the printer, the printer driver can be chosen:
See specific part for the different printer brands below!
The printer name can be individually defined:
The test page completes the installation:
The printer drivers for the Nashuatec brand are included in the distribution and can be found under "NRG".
Further Nashuatec printer drivers can be found on the website "http://www.openprinting.org/driver/Postscript-NRG/".
Both the PDF and the PostScript (PS) printer driver can be used.
Here follows a possible configuration for the "Installable Options". Depending on the device, theSettings may differ.
The printer drivers for the HP brand are stored on our website.
Here follows a possible configuration for the "Installable Options". Depending on the device, the settings may differ.
The first printout is preceded by a prompt for authentication with the AD password.With the selection "Remember password" the login data are stored in the keyring:
With the program "seahorse" the keyring entries can be checked: