Printing from your laptop


To use the databar printers from your laptop you need to:

  • Connect to the wireless network at DTU
  • Connect to \\ (if in Lyngby) or \\ (if in Ballerup) using "Run..." or Windows File Explorer
  • Enter your DTU credentials when asked (username has to be entered like this
  • Find the printer in the list, right click on it and select "Connect..."


Begin by finding and downloading the printer manifacturers driver pack from Apples website.

The latest(6/2/2017) drivers from Apples website for our Ricoh, Xerox and HP printers can be found underneath.
Ricoh Drivers
Xerox Drivers
HP Drivers

To install the printers on a Mac do the following:

  • Connect to the wireless network at DTU
  • Click the Apple icon
  • Select "System Preferences..."
  • Click "Printers & Scanners"
  • Click "+" (the Add button)
  • Select "Add Printer or Scanner..."
  • If the "Advanced" button is missing, add it by doing the following:
    • "CTRL"+"Mouse click" on the area next to the Printer icon, with "Windows" written underneath
    • Choose "Customize Toolbar..."
    • Click and hold down to move the "Advanced" button
    • Move it up next to the "Windows" icon
    • Press "Done"
  • Click the "Advanced" button and set the following:
    • Type: "Windows Printer via spoolss"
    • If in Lyngby URL: smb://[Printername]
    • If in Ballerup URL: smb://[Printername]
    • Name: [Printername]
    • Use: Select Software... (And choose the printer model from the driver pack you downloaded earlier)
    • Click "Add"
  • Click "OK"
  • Test the printer(print a document to the installed printer)
  • Click "Print"
  • When prompted for a username and password. Use the following:
    • Name: []
    • Password: [your_DTU_password]
  • Click "OK"


To Print from Ubuntu to Winbar Printers. Please download this manual guide to set up Printers.