Printing on the department-run Unix and Linux systems is covered elsewhere. These instructions refer to self-managed systems.
The simplest way to use the Physics print queues is to use CUPS print software on your Unix/Linux system. This is the default print system for most current Linux distributions.
cupsd.conf configuration file (usually it's
/etc/cups/cupsd.conf) and add a line:
This line should replace any other BrowsePoll line inserted from earlier versions of these instructions.
After restarting the cups service on your computer (eg
/etc/init.d/cups restart), all the network print queues should be available to you automatically.
/etc/cups/cupsd.confand restart the
cups-browsedservice instead of
You can either:
The second method is probably preferable for a laptop, as it will eliminate your cups system from trying to poll ours even when you are not elsewhere, but the first gives easier access to all the available print queues.