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We operate a central CUPS server for the printers and copiers with printing functions installed throughout the TechFak .

We have preconfigured the Netboot machines accordingly so that the appropriate printers automatically appear in the user interface.
At least Mac OS X machines can find the printers automatically on the laptop network.

Using Linux, the printer are often found by the distribution automatically as network printer. If not, you can add the CUPS server by creating the file ~/.cups/client.conf in your home consisting the following line:


In Windows, you have to search for each printer in the settings using the printer's address.