Printing with Linux

Printing in Potsdam-Golm

Our printers are published using Bonjour so adding a printer may "just work". On your Linux computer try adding a printer and if you are presented with a list of printers that's great. If not then please try the instructions below:

Create a file called "client.conf" in the directory "./.cups/" in your home directory with this content:
ServerName printg.aei.mpg.de.
If the directory ".cups" does not exist, please create the directory : mkdir ~/.cups/ and then create the file "client.conf" as above.

Printing in Hannover

Create a file called "client.conf" in the directory "./.cups/" in your home directory with this content:
ServerName print.aei.uni-hannover.de.
If the directory ".cups" does not exist, please create the directory : mkdir ~/.cups/ and then create the file "client.conf" as above.

Problem solving

I get the error code "Unable to locate printer" when I want to print something:

I cannot see other printers (e.g. home printers) that I have configured:


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