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The Hackspace is currently in posession of several printers. Some work, some are untested.


HP LaserJet 1022

Please make a donation towards the running costs if you use the printer.

  • Replacement toner: 12A
  • Location: Beside the desk with Lovelace.
  • Paper size: A4
  • Type: Black and white laser
  • Affixed to: Babbage
  • Addressable via: CUPSd on Babbage
  • Status: Working.

To clear the print queues

Browse to http://babbage:631/jobs/ and it should be apparent what to do.

To print from a laptop use:

  • Driver: HP LaserJet 1022 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.5 (grayscale, 2-sided printing) HP Driver Download Page
  • Connection: ipp://

HowTo: Add the HP LaserJet 1022 in XP

  • Download the HP LaserJet 1022 driver from the HP website / support section. If that doesn't work, install the 1020 driver.
  • Install, but cancel when it asks you to plug in the printer
  • Start->Control Panel->Printers and Faxes->Add a Printer->Add a Network Printer->Connect to a printer on the internet or in a Home / Office Network (add this to the url field): http://babbage:631/printers/HP_LaserJet_1022
  • Then manually select the HP Laserjet 1022 driver from the list.

HowTo: Add the HP LaserJet 1022 in Fedora 14

HP Laserjet Pro CP1025

If it doesn't, at least for XP follow the instructions above for the 1022,

but use the URL http://babbage:631/printers/HP_LaserJet_CP1025

Other Inventory

Other printing equipment goes here.


We also have many thermel recipt printers.

And a WASP WPL305E barcode printer thing.

Printer fund

Date Amount
2011-09-06 £30
2012-05-25 £20
2012-07-21 £60.24

Note on babbage

The version of ubuntu we run on babbage has a bug that means it dosn't share printers via dns-sd (aka rendevous, bonjour, mdns), see this:

Looks like this works now (?)