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Add / Install printer om your computer

Add / Install printer om your computer


Enter your email address

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Select printer

Select the kind of printer you would like to install

Showing the guide for printer selected in previous step.

You must select a printer


Launch the printer setup by clicking the Ubuntu icon:

  • Enter ‘printing’ at the search line
  • Click on the ‘Printing’ icon


Click on ”Add” to add a new printer.

  • Expand the ‘Network Printer’ item listed under devices
  • Select ‘Windows Printer via Samba’
  • Add the printer server/printer name:
  • For authentication select ‘Set authentication details below’
  • Enter the username in the form xxx.aau.dk\johndoe
  • Enter the password



Select 'Generic' as printer driver.


Select printer model:

  • Select ‘PCL 6/PCL XL’
  • Select ‘Generic PCL 6/PCL XL Printer Foomatic/pxlcolor’

Describe the printer:

  • Enter a short name, it’s recommended to enter the real printer name.
  • Optionally enter a description and location.

You can print a test page if you like (will be charged).


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