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Adding Bren Printers to your wireless laptop



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    Ubuntu directions to add penguin

    1. Install smbclient:
      sudo apt install smbclient

    2. Configure printer:
    Either through printer setup wizard:

    • Windows Printer via SAMBA
    • smb://
    • Username: esm/BREN_USER
    • Password: BREN_PWD

    or by editing /etc/cups/printers.conf to something like:


    UUID urn:uuid:17558d45-40ed-3774-5912-86ef467b7a7b
    AuthInfoRequired username,password
    Info penguin
    MakeModel HP Laserjet M604 M605 M606 Postscript (recommended)
    DeviceURI smb://esm/BREN_USER:BREN_PWD@
    State Idle
    StateTime 1503597274
    ConfigTime 1503597299
    Type 8425668
    Accepting Yes
    Shared No
    JobSheets none none
    QuotaPeriod 0
    PageLimit 0
    KLimit 0
    OpPolicy default
    ErrorPolicy retry-job


    and restarting CUPS:
    sudo service cups restart  

    --> Replace 'peguin' with according printer (
    --> Replace BREN_USER with your bren username 
    --> Replace BREN_PWD with your bren password

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