The following common accessible printers are available:
|km1||duplex color A3||Konika-Minolta bizhub C224e||01.117|
|psBlack1||duplex||HP LaserJet M608||01.117|
|psColor1||duplex color||ECOSYS P7040cdn||01.117|
|km2||duplex color A3||Konika-Minolta bizhub C224e||02.113|
|psBlack2||duplex||HP LaserJet M608||02.113|
|psColor2||duplex color||Kyocera P7035cdn||02.113|
Note: Other printers are meant for local use only.
The most convenient way to print your files is via the program gtklp, a graphical front-end to the printing system that lets you choose the most suitable printing style. You may use it directly on a shell as
to print a file file.ps. You may also use that command without any argument as the print command for an application (instead of lpr). Some programs may actually be configured like that by default.
Alternatively, you may use the lpr or the lp command to print a file, but these are a bit more difficult to use, especially when you want to use specific printer options. Use man lpr and man lp for details. If you have problems using these, please use gtklp instead.
Printing of Postscript files is well supported. Other formats may or may not work directly. When in doubt, use your favourite viewing/editing program to print from there.
The status of the printer is also accesible through the web browser pointing to http://localhost:631. With that interface it is possible to delete/move your jobs waiting the queue using your usual ITP credentials. This requires an "upgrade" of your connection to https and accepting a non verifiable certificate.
The following settings may be made in gtklp.
Warning: Do not use transparencies made for ink printers on laser printers!
If you want to print on transparencies and do not know which printer support transparencies or how to use on these printers, please ask first.
Select Duplex Printing -> None.
Select Duplex Printing -> Long edge (or Long side) if you want to bond at the long edge of your sheets of paper. Or select Duplex Printing -> Short edge (or Short side) if you want to bond at the short edge.
Printing two pages on one side
Select Pages per sheet -> 2. You may also enable or disable duplex in this mode, see above.
DIN A3 printing
The printers km1 and km2 support printing on DIN A3 paper (twice as large as DIN A4). For that to work, please choose a Paper size of A3.
man lpr, man lpq, man lprm, man lp, man lpoptions, man cancel, man lpstat, man lpinfo