Step-by-Step Printing Setup Instructions

This section provides detailed OS-specific setup instructions for installing ICERM printers on your laptop.

Printing on macOS

Before setting up your printers, please review the overview of Printing at ICERM.

The following instructions assume you are connected to the Brown University network via wireless (Brown, Brown-Guest, or eduroam).

Setup Instructions

1. Open System preferences ( Menu > System Preferences) and click on the “Printers & Scanners” tab.

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2. Below the list of printers on the left, click the [+] button and select “Add a printer or scanner” to add a printer.

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3. In the add printer dialog that opens, click the “IP” tab and enter the printer’s hostname for the printer you wish to add, and select Line Printer Daemon – LPD in the protocol dropdown.

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4. The system should then detect the printer and automatically fill the Name and Use fields at the bottom of the add printer window. If it does not, name the printer, select “Generic PostScript Printer” in the Use dropdown, then click Add.

5. A settings options window may appear. Select “duplex printing” and save.

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6. The printer should be configured and ready to use. Print a test page to verify.

If you have questions about these instructions or require further assistance, please contact the ICERM IT staff by dropping by the administrative offices or emailing support@icerm.brown.edu.

Printing on Windows

Before setting up your printers, please review the overview of Printing at ICERM.

The following instructions assume you are connected to the Brown University network via wireless (Brown, Brown-Guest, or eduroam).

Setup Instructions

1. Open the Start Menu and navigate to the Settings window.

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2. In the settings screen, click on Devices, then scroll to the bottom and click Devices and Printers under related settings.

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