Linux Virtual Desktops are configured to print by default. A standard default PostScript printer is configured in CUPS.
CUPS is the standards-based, open source printing system developed by Apple Inc. for Mac OS® X and other UNIX®-like operating systems.
lpr program must be available for printing to work. This program is typically available in the
cups-bsd package on platforms using the CUPS engine . Print to the default printer from a shell using the
Follow the steps below to install a default printer in the Linux guest:
- Install the
- Ensure that the CUPS service is running.
- Obtain and install the driver for the printer.
- Register the printer as the default printer.
- Run a test print on the client.
In the Gold Image, install the printer according to your guest OS.
To keep users from attempting to update a Gold Image, perform the following steps to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu:.
- Select System > Administration > Update Manager.
- Select the "Settings… " button.
- Uncheck the box "Check for updates."