Print to the new CoC Mopiers from Linux

The mopiers require an active connection to the GT VPN for printing functionality.

  • Many College of Computing and Institute resources require VPN. Info about the GlobalProtect Campus VPN (for faculty, staff and students) can be found here:

Installation of a printer in Linux/Unix can be achieved in many ways.  The method documented here was done in Ubuntu 14.04. For other Linux distributions, consult their documentation for adding a printer.

  1. Open Printers.


  1. Click Add (1).
  2. Expand Network Printer.
  3. Click LPD/LPR Host or Printer (2).
  4. Under Location, if you wish to be able to send jobs to others input the following:
    1. Host:
    2. Queue:  input
  5. If you wish to always print using your username, input:
    1. Host: gtusername​
    2. Queue: input
  6. Click Forward (3).


  1. Choose Generic for the driver and click Forward.


  1. Click PostScript and click Forward.


  1. Input whatever details are desired on the Describe Printer page and click Apply.


  1. If you are set up to print for other users, print jobs will need to be submitted via the terminal using the format:
lpr -P printername -U GTusername /path/to/file

If you are set up to only print as yourself, you can just use the normal print dialog.