Print from your laptop

You can print from your Windows/MAC laptop in the library using the UQ Wi-Fi or Eduroam wireless network.

First you need to install the print driver. When printing - select the library printer.

Installing print drivers:

1. Windows quick install

  1. Download the Windows installer
  2. Extract the zip file and double click on AddLibraryPrinter.bat
  3. Follow the prompts to install the print queue.

Notes:

  • When asked for your username, you must put uq\ at the beginning (eg. uq\s1234567)
  • You must be a UQ Student or Staff member to use wireless printing.
  • You must be on the UQ Eduroam or UQ Wi-Fi wireless network to print
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2. Windows manual install

Manually install the Library print queue on Windows:

  1. Open a new Explorer window.
  2. In the address bar, enter \\lib-print.library.uq.edu.au
  3. Select Library Print Queue (AD)from the available printers
  4. Right-click on Library Print Queue (AD) and select Connect
  5. Enter the username and password, the Username should start with uq\ 
  6. The printer should install.
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3. Mac OS X quick install

Use the Quick installation process for OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and earlier versions. For OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) and later versions use the Manual installation process.

  1. Download the MAC installer
  2. Open the file and run the Install Library Printer application.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the print queue.

Notes:

  • You will be asked for your username and password the first time you print.  Click Remember this password in my keychain if you don't want to be prompted again
  • You must be a UQ Student or Staff member to use wireless printing
  • You must be on the UQ Eduroam or UQ Wi-Fi network to print
  • If you are using Mountain Lion, you will need to Allow applications downloaded from Anywhere in Security & Privacy in System Preferences
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4. Mac OS X manual install

  1. Install the driver for UQ library printers
    1. Click Konica Minolta C364e Printer to open the Konica Minolta website
    2. In the SEARCH YOUR PRODUCT textbox, type: bizhub C364e
    3. Select the product from the drop-down list and click GO
    4. Click on the Driver tab
    5. Select your Operating System
    6. Click on Open all categories and click Download
    7. Tick Accept License agreement
    8. Click on the filename to download the driver
    9. Locate the downloaded file and double-click to open. This will mount the installation file as a drive on your desktop
    10. Double click on the mounted drive (on your desktop) to open. The drive will display a .pkg and .txt file
    11. Double click on the .pkg file and follow the prompts to install
       
  2. Open a new Terminal window:
    1. Hold CMD + Space bar to open Spotlight search bar
    2. Type: "terminal" and press Return
  3. Paste the following command:

    lpadmin -p LibraryPrintQueue -v smb://lib-print.library.uq.edu.au/Library%20Print%20Queue%20%28Mac%29 -E -o printer-is-shared=false -o auth-info-required=username,password -P /Library/Printers/PPDs/Contents/Resources/KONICAMINOLTAC364e.gz

  4. Paste the following commands (Skip this step if you are using El Capitan - 10.11.x or Sierra 10.12.x):

    sudo sh -c 'echo "Sandboxing Relaxed" >> /etc/cups/cups-files.conf';\
    sudo launchctl stop org.cups.cupsd;\
    sudo cupsctl DefaultAuthType=Negotiate

  5. To set grayscale as the default, copy and paste the following commands:

    lpadmin -p LibraryPrintQueue -o SimulationProfile=None
    lpadmin -p LibraryPrintQueue -o SelectColor=Grayscale
    lpadmin -p LibraryPrintQueue -o ColorModel=Gray

  6. The printer should install.  You will be prompted for a username and password when you first print.
    The username should be in the format: s1234567 and the Password should be the UQ Password
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5. Installation or printing problems?

Contact us or visit an AskUs service point for help.

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