Her you can find:

  • Installation instructions for UNIprint on "selfmanaged" and private computers
  • Operating instructions for UNIprint
  • General tips & tricks for UNIprint

 

Please note:
The IT services cannot provide a functional guarantee for "selfmanaged" or private computers. We support users according to the "best effort" principle - i.e. within the limits of the resources available.

Prerequisites

  • The device is connected to the network of the University of Basel (internal university network address via LAN or Wi-Fi and VPN)
  • Username and password of your unibas account must be known (e.g. unibasel\musterh)

Procedure - Quick Info

  • Open the File-Explorer
  • Copy or enter the following address in the input line: \\its-uprint-app.its.unibas.ch\UNIprint
  • Confirm with ENTER
  • Enter username and password (unibasel\accountname) and save your login data
  • The installation of the printer is now done automatically

Prerequisites

  • The device is connected to the network of the University of Basel (internal university network address via LAN or Wi-Fi and VPN)
  • Administrator permissions are required
  • Username and password of your unibas account must be known (e.g. unibasel\musterh)
  • The operating system must be currently supported by Apple.

Procedure

Preparation

  •   Download the latest PS printer driver from Canon: Link

ConfigurationOpen the System Preferences

  • Select "Printer & Scanner
  • Select "+".
  • Right mouse click in toolbar - Customize toolbar
  • Use the left mouse button to move "Advanced" to the "Toolbox" and close the box.
  • Select "Advanced
  • Select "Windows printer via spoolss".
  • Complete the URL path with smb://its-uprint-app.its.unibas.ch/UniPrint
  • Enter the name its-uprint-app.its.unibas.ch
  • Select "Select software..." for the driver.
  • Search for "5535".
  • Select the PS driver
  • Select "Add".
  • The printer is now installed


An illustrated installation guide can be found here: Link

Prerequisites

  • The device is connected to the network of the University of Basel (internal university network address via LAN or Wi-Fi and VPN).
  • Administrator permissions are required
  • Username and password of your unibas account must be known (e.g. unibasel\musterh)
  • Service "smbclient" is installed
  • Supported Linux versions are:
    • current CentOS
    • current Ubuntu LTS

Procedure

Preparations
  • Download "UFR II/UFRII LT Printer Files for Linux": Link
  • Extract the archive (e.g. with Archive Manager)
  • Right-click with the mouse on the archive > select "Open With Archive Manager"
  • Click on "Extract"


Installation
  • Open Terminal (Shell) (Applications > Terminal)
  • Navigate to the unpacked directory in the terminal (command: cd Downloads/name-of-the-directory/)
  • run install.sh in the terminal as root (command: sudo ./install.sh)
  • Confirm the installation with "y"


Configuring the Printer

  • Enter "Print Settings" in the search and open it.
  • Click on "Add"
  • insert "its-uprint-app.its.unibas.ch/UNIprint" after "smb://" (under Network Printer > Windows Printer via SAMBA > SMB Printer)
  • Select "Canon > iR-ADV C5535/5540 III".
  • Activate "Secure Printing Function of Device"
  • Name the printer (i.e. UNIprint)
  • When printing, the domain unibasel\ must be entered before the user name


 

An illustrated installation guide can be found here: Link

How it works

Mobile Printing or Mail-to-Print offers the possibility to send a PDF document to UNIprint from any computer (PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone etc.). The print job can be picked up at a later time at any UNIprint device.

Prerequisites for Mobile Printing

  •     The document to be printed must be in PDF format (.pdf).
  •     The document must be sent from the unibas mail address

 How to use Mobile Printing

  •     Create a new email with your unibas email address
  •     Add the corresponding .pdf document as an attachment
  •     Send the mail to the address mobileprint@unibas.ch
  •     You do not need to enter a special name in the subject line
  •     Text in mail is not printed

Print in black/white or color?

  •     Standard printouts are in black/white and printed on both sides (duplex)
  •     If the printout is to be colored, this can be changed on the UNIprint device

Notice

  •     Print jobs that have not been triggered are automatically deleted after 24 hours

Limitations

  •     No individual print options can be set - e.g. printing is only possible on both sides (front and back)
  •     The costs are only displayed on the UNIprint device

How it works:

A document is to be scanned and sent via e-mail. There are two ways to do this

Prerequisite

  • The document will be sent to my personal email address
  • The document is sent to one or more addresses from the unibas address directory.
  • Documents larger than 50 MB cannot be sent. It is recommended to use the Scan-2-USB function Link for larger documents (more than 20 pages).
  • Emails that are too large will be deleted and cannot be restored

Option 1 - Personal email address

  •  Place UNIcard on the card reader
  • Select cost object
  • Open the printer door and place the document on the scanning surface. (If there are several sheets in the designated document feeder)
  • Select the Scan and Send option.
  • Click on "Scan to myMail".
  • Press the green button next to the screen.
  • Click on "Start sending
  • to log off, take UNIcard from the card reader.

 Option 2 - To addresses from the unibas address directory

  • Place UNIcard on the card reader
  • Select cost object
  • Open the printer door and place the document on the scanning surface. (If there are several sheets in the designated document feeder)
  • Select the Scan and Send option.
  • Click on "LDAP
  • Click on "Address Book
  • Enter name
  • OK
    • select a name
    • OK
  • Press the green button next to the screen
  • Click on "Start sending
  • To log off, take UNIcard from the card reader.

How it works

A document is to be scanned and stored on a USB stick.

Prerequisites

  • Only USB-2.x sticks are supported
  • The USB sticks must be either FAT16 or FAT32 formatted

Instruction

  •  Place UNIcard on the card reader
  •  Insert USB stick
  •  Select cost object
  •  Open the printer door and place the document on the scanning surface
  •  Select the Scan and Save option.
  •  Select storage medium
  •  Press the green button next to the screen
  •  Click on "Start saving".
  •  Eject the USB stick and remove it afterwards
  •  To log off, take UNIcard from the card reader

 

 

How it works

A document saved on a USB stick is to be printed.

Prerequisites

  •   Only USB-2 sticks are supported
  •   The USB sticks must be either FAT16 or FAT32 formatted.

Instruction

  • Place UNIcard on the card reader
  • Insert USB stick
  • Select cost object
  • Select the "Access to saved files" option
  • Select storage medium
  • Select desired document
  • Click on "Print
  • Make print settings (optional)
  • Click on "Print start" to print
  • Eject the USB stick and remove it afterwards
  • To log off, take UNIcard from the card reader