[K12OSN] Per User Default Printer

Julius Szelagiewicz julius at turtle.com
Fri Apr 2 18:10:27 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Eric Feldhusen wrote:

> I have a K12LTSP 3.1.2 ts in operation in an elementary and what I'd
> like to do is have each user just have a default printer, that unless
> they're in OpenOffice and select a different printer, by default, it'll
> dump to a specific printer for that user. Each classroom has their own
> laser printer, and so if the kid jumps on a machine somewhere in the
> building, they'll know that their printout will be in their homeroom.
> Suggestions? Any additional information needed?
	in .bash_profile file for every user add:
PRINTER=whatever-is-the-printer; export PRINTER

that's it, now the default printer for the user is the one specified by
PRINTER variable instead of system default. julius

More information about the K12OSN mailing list