Setting up the Xerox Workcentre Pro 123/128 Printer on Windows

Note: This printer is gone now - see XeroxWorkCentre5335 instead

CS Xerox printers

(Note: we will need a list of names and IP addresses for the printers involved. - Lawrence)
  • CSCF's Xerox Workcentre Pro 128: cscflp01.cscf.uwaterloo.ca
  • Ursula's: scsadmin-dc2325.cs.uwaterloo.ca

Download drivers

Install printer on Windows XP

Method 1: Print direct via IP

Method 1A

  • Note: 2008/11/10 (lfolland) verified that this process works on XP

  • Start -> Printers -> "Add a Printer"
  • "Welcome" -> Next
  • Select "Local printer attached to this computer" (even though it isn't!)
    • Uncheck "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer"
    • -> Next
  • Select "Create a new port" -> Select "Standard TCP/IP port" -> Next
  • "Welcome to Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard" -> Next
  • printer name or IP address:
    • eg: cscflp01.cscf.uwaterloo.ca or scsadmin-dc2325.cs.uwaterloo.ca
    • it will fill in the port name with the name or IP with a leading "IP_" -> Next
  • "Completing ... Wizard" -> Finish
  • Select the printer model -> Have Disk
  • Browse to the folder your unzipped the Xerox driver to -> Next
  • Select "Xerox WorkCentre Pro 128 PCL 6"
  • Name the printer what you like

Method 1B

  • open a Windows Explorer window
  • enter: \\cscflp01.cscf or \\scsadmin-dc2325.cs
  • right-click on CSCFLP01.C-P or SCSADMIN-D-P
  • choose Open
  • Select the printer model -> Have Disk
  • Browse to the folder your unzipped the Xerox driver to -> Next
    • Select "Workcentre Pro 128 PCL 6"
  • Name the printer what you like

Method 2: Print via CUPS on XP

The CSCF printer is also defined as a CUPS print queue, so it can be accessed via lpr
  • You will need to add the Unix LPR service and then add the printer using LPR
  • For the name of the printer, use: lp_cscf-private - Note: this is the printer in Bill's office, not the Xerox

Install printer on Windows Vista

  • Start -> Settings -> Printers -> Add Printer
  • Add a network,Wireless or Bluetooth Printer -> "The Printer I want Isn't listed" -> Next
  • Add a printer uning TCP/IP address or hostname -> Next
  • Hostname or IP address: (fill this in) -> Next
  • Install Printer Driver -> Have Disk
  • Browse to the folder your unzipped the Xerox driver to -> Next
    • Select "Workcentre Pro 128 PCL 6"
  • Name the printer what you like
  • Continue when you get the Administrative Access Prompt
  • Print Test page if you wish
  • Finish

Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10

  • System > Administration > Printing
  • In CUPS Printer Configuration select the "New" button
  • Under Network Printer select LPD/LPR Host or Printer
  • In the Host: text box enter cscflp01.cscf.uwaterloo.ca
  • Select printer from database: choose Xerox
  • Choose Workcenter Pro 128
  • Installable Options to select Duplex Mode

Printer status

Topic revision: r8 - 2012-06-11 - LawrenceFolland
 
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