To add printers in Ubuntu, please do the following:

  1. In the Search Menu, search for Printers.  Once the search results have come back, select printers.  The printer options menu will open. Alternatively, click System Settings.  Then click Printers.
  2. In the printer options menu, click the add button.
  3. Expand Network Printer and click AppSocket/HP JetDirect.  Enter the host name of the printer.  A list of printer names can be found at the bottom of the article.  All network printers are on the subdomain.  Example: type  Click Forward.
  4. In the Choose Driver menu, scroll down through the list of Makes and click HP.   Then click Forward.
  5. Most of the network printers are HP 9040dn printers, so scroll to the LaserJet 9040dn.  You should check the actual printer you want to install before choosing a printer driver.  Use the recommended driver unless you have a good reason to choose one of the others.  Click Forward.
  6. In the Installable Options menu, click Duplex Unit.  Then click Forward.
  7. In the Describe Printer menu, choose a short printer name such as Moench Commons.  For description (optional) you can list the type of printer that you are connecting to. For location (optional) a printer location can be listed.  After this information has been added, click Apply.
  8. Click Print Test Page to verify successful printer installation.
  9. The printer’s properties will be displayed, click OK to close.

Academic Building Printers

LocationQueue NameHost NameUnit TypePaperDuplex?Date Installed
Crapo - 2nd FloorCrapo 2crapo2HP 9040DNEITYes?1/20/12
Crapo - 3rd FloorCrapo 3crapo3HP 9040DNEITYes?1/20/12
Library-Main Floor?LibrarylibraryHP M806DNLibraryYes?7/9/08
Library - 2nd FloorLibrary 2library-2HP M806DNLibraryYes?5/20/11
Moench CommonsMoench Commonsmoench-commonsHP 9040DNEITYes?7/9/08
Moench - Near BL113BL113bl113-psHP 9040DNEITYes?5/20/11
Moench - Near D116D116D116HP 9040DNEITYes?7/9/08
Myers - Near M246M246m246-psHP 9040DNEITYes?5/20/11
Olin - Near O157O157o157-psHP 9040DNEITYes??6/16/08
Olin - Near O257O257o257-psHP 9040DNEITYes??6/16/08
Olin - 2nd Floor CommonsO200Co200c-psHP 9040DNEITYes?6/16/08
WorxWorxworxHP P3005NUnionNo?11/20/07

Residence Hall Printers 

LocationQueue NameHost NameUnit TypePaperDuplex?Date Installed
Blumberg - LobbyBlumbergblumbergHP 9040NR.A.Yes?4/24/12
BSB - LobbyBSBbsbHP 9040NR.A.No?6/16/09
Deming - 1st Floor LobbyDemingdemingHP M806DNR.A.Yes?11/1/13
Deming - AtticDemingAtticdemingatticHP 9040DNR.A.Yes?9/4/11
Mees - LobbyMeesmeesHP 9040NR.A.No?6/16/09
Apt Res-EastAptRes-eastaptres-eastHP 9040DNR.A.Yes?12/7/10
Apt Res-WestAptRes-westaptres-westHP M806DNR.A.Yes?11/17/14
Lake Side - 1st FloorLake Side 1lakeside-1HP 9040R.A.Yes?6/18/12
Lake Side - 3rd FloorLake Side 3lakeside-3HP 9040R.A.Yes?6/18/12
Percopo - BasementPercopo 0percopo0HP 8150NR.A.Yes?5/3/02
Percopo - 1st FloorPercopo 1percopo1HP 9040DNR.A.Yes?1/25/12
Percopo - 3rd FloorPercopo 3percopo3HP 9040NR.A.No?11/21/07
Scharp - LobbyScharpscharpHP M806DNR.A.Yes?11/4/14
Skinner - A SectionSkinnerskinnerHP 9040NR.A.No?11/21/07
??Skinner - B Section?Skinner-B?skinnerb?HP P3015?R.A.?Yes??8/7/12
??Skinner - C Section?Skinner-C?skinnerc?HP P3015?R.A.?Yes?8/7/12
Speed - LobbySpeedspeedHP 9040DNR.A.Yes?9/14/11
Apt Res LoungeAptRes-Loungeapt-res-loungeHP M806DNR.A.No?11/4/14