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Printer - B/W

Model: Brother HL-3170CDW

Hostname: printer.acm.cs (must be inside local network)



* Make sure the Brother Linux printer drivers are installed
  * Drivers may be obtained here:
* Refer to your distributions documentation for further help if not installed
* Go to the [[|CUPs]] web interface
* Under the "Administration" tab, click "Add Printer" 
* Select "LPD/LPR Host or Printer" and click "Continue" 
* For "Connection" enter: "socket://printer.acm.cs"
* Fill out the Name, Description, and Location as per user preference (these options to not affect printing)
* Select the recommended driver:"Brother HL-3170CDW series CUPS (color)"
* Select default options preferred
* The printer should now be installed, send a test page to confirm


  * Go to the Control Panel (On Windows 8/8.1 This can be found on the Apps Panel 
    under the section Windows System.)
  * Click on Add Devices and Printers
  * Click on Add a Printer
  * In the dialog box click the button that says "The Printer I Want Isn't Listed"
  * Click on "Select a shared printer by name"
  * In the text box enter "http://printer.acm.cs"
  * Click on "Next"
  * In the dialog box select "Brother" and scroll down to Brother HL-3170CDW series
    * If drivers are are not found, they can be obtained here:


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equipment/printer.txt · Last modified: 2021/05/02 21:36 (external edit)