Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

Add an SCS printer manually (for personal or unsupported Linux computers)

If your Linux system is not enrolled under SCS Computing Facilities Software support you may add printers by following the steps below.

  1. Click the desktop menu search Icon and search for "printers".  Click the "Printers" application.

  2. Once in the Printers - localhost application, click "+  Add".
    Screenshot of Printers - localhost - click + Add to configure a new printer
  3. Once in the New Printer window, select LPD/LPR Host or Printer.

    For Host use:

    For Queue use: SCS-Public

    Screenshot of select device - LPD/LPR printer - Host = queue = SCS-Public
  4. Under the Choose Driver options, pick "Select printer from database" and scroll down and select "KONICA MINOLTA".
    Screenshot of choosing driver - select from database radio button and KONICA MINOLTA printer
  5. Under Models select "500/420/360PS(P)".
    Screenshot of choosing printer driver - Model 500/420/360PS(P) - KONICA MINOLTA driver
  6. Accept default options (none).
    screenshot of installable printer options - defaults selected
  7. Choose a Short name for the printer - we recommend "SCS-Public".
    Screenshot of printer description - defaults to KONICA-MINOLTA-500-420-360