How do I print from Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise in the Barnard Hall 254 lab?

Printing should be pre-configured on the computers to print to the HP LaserJet located in the Barnard Hall 254 lab. The printer is \\presto\orca. Most application programs offer a Print... option under their File dropdown menu... and Control-p is often the keyboard hotkey for printing. If you have questions about printing from a specific program, please refer to that program's built-in help system via the Help dropdown menu... and F1 is often the keyboard hotkey for application specific help.

Printer Accounting System: Near the beginning of each semester, the MSU domain user accounts are feed into the COE printer accounting system (Papercut), sorted by departments.

There is an icon in the Windows System Tray that will keep a running account of how much printing credit you have.

If you happen to run low on or exhaust your printing allotment within a semester and would like some additional credits, please visit an Administrative Assistant in the CS Department office who can take a payment and credit your printing account.

How do I print from Fedora Linux in the Barnard Hall 254 lab?

Printing should be pre-configured on the computers to print to the HP LaserJet located in the Barnard Hall 254 lab. The printer is orca.cs.montana.edu. Most application programs offer a Print... option under their File dropdown menu... and Control-p is often the keyboard hotkey for printing. If you have questions about printing from a specific program, please refer to that program's builtin help system via the Help dropdown menu... and F1 is often the keyboard hotkey for application specific help.

Printer Accounting System: The COE Printer Accounting System (Papercut) is not configured for Linux and as a result the Linux side of the lab machines are configured to talk directly to the printer and bypass the accounting system... so printing from Linux DOES NOT count against your Windows printing credit. This essentially means that printing from Linux is free. Of course if any individuals are caught abusing the system, they will be delt with accordingly.

Please report any printing difficulties to the system admin: sdowdle@montana.edu.

How do I print from esus?

esus has the CUPS (Common UNIX Printing Solution) service installed, configured and running and has the HP LaserJet in the Barnard Hall lab set as its default printer.

Graphical Applicatons: If you are running a graphical application on esus with the display exported to your local machine, you should be able to print from the application as expected.

Printing from the command line: If you have a document you would like to print from the command line you should be able to use the lpr command like so:
lpr document-filename[Enter]

Troubleshooting: If your print job isn't printing as expected and you want to abort it, you should be able to use the lp family of commands to manage your print job. See the man pages for lpq and lprm for more info.

If you have a problem printing from esus, just transfer the desired document to your local machine (or open it up with an application on the local machine) and print from the local machine as usual.

GRAD STUDENTS

To print from the computers in BH 348 you have to setup the CS Photocopier.  Please watch the video for Windows (shows Windows 7 but should also work in Windows 10) or the video for Linux for instructions on how to set it up.  Each student should have admin access.  If not, please email sdowdle@montana.edu specifying which computer you are using and your name.

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