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  1. Click Start
  2. In the Search Programs and files box, type:  \\  
  3. Press Enter
  4. If it prompts you for your username & password use:  onepurdue\careeraccount and your password
  5. In the dialog box that opens, scroll to the correct printer name (typically based on building and location)
  6. Double click on the correct printer to install


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Ubuntu Linux - Laptops

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Follow the general settings here, inserting the name of the printer you wish to use and your Purdue career account username.

On the following screens, choose Generic, and a generic PostScript driver.

Ubuntu Linux - Desktops


echo "ServerName <address of cups server>/version=1.1" > ~/.cups/client.conf

Or, if you have administrative access to the machine:

sudo bash
echo "ServerName <address of cups server>/version=1.1" > /etc/cups/client.conf

For the address of the cups server, use the appropriate server name for your department:



After this is added and your machine is rebooted you will see all departmental printers available to you the next time you print.

Please note: different versions of Linux may require that you express your username in different ways.  If