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Installs local FollowME MFP Printer
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With the provided scripts, your able to install a local printer, which connects to the ZHAW FollowMe printers.

The FollowMe MFP printers can be found eg. in the Repo in the TE building.

Why using this wrapper?

Reasons to use the provided container solution:

  • You don't want do care about installing PPD driver, printer options, etc.
  • You ran into authentication problems with SAMBA on Ubuntu versions later then 18:04 LTS (doesn't affect later versions which were installed via dist-upgrade).

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Un-/Install the printer

To install the printer just run To uninstall:

Build own container

You can build the docker container locally. Just cd to the build_container directory and run build_cups_container.


This installation has been tested on Ubuntu EOAN and FOCAL (Beta).


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