NYU Physics Department public network printers
These are the postscript printers available in NYU physics department:
|| Speed (ppm)
||7 (BW) 2 (C)
nyu_physics_ph740 is only accessible through physics server.
You can not send job to it from scires, scivis, is, is2, ..., is9, etc. You can
send job to it from physics department PC, Mac and Linterm machines.
On SCIRES and most of the physics Linux machines, the ``nyu_'' in the printer name can be dropped off, so ``nyu_physics_hp8100'' becomes ``physics_hp8100'' .
- Up to now, there is no way to change the default setting.
- The UNIX/Liunx command to check printer status is
(notice there is no space between the capital P and
- To print files,
lpr -Pprinter_name files
- To cancel job,
lprm -Pprinter_name job_code
the job_code is in the status list.
- A lot of applications on Unix/Linux machine use lpr
program to print documents, here is a
screen shot of printing with
- There is also a graphic printing program called glp on
scires and linterm. To launch it, you need X window support, the command you
need to type is just glp.
screen shots of glp on scires
screen shots of glp on linterms
To use printer on Mac or PC, just select the printer name on your printer list before you print.
You need to log in to Physics Department network to access these network printers.
If you use some printer frequently, you can
set it as your default printer
or set an alias for the print command.