How to setup CUPS printers


Set up printers in CUPS from the Admin console.


  • ChromeOS


  1. In your Admin console.
  2. Navigate to Devices > Chrome > Printers > Printers.
  3. Select the organizational unit or group to which you want to add the printer.
  4. At the bottom right, point to Add > Click Add a printer.
  5. Enter the printer details.
    Note: Some printers might need a queue name defined in the path, as well as the host address and port in the URI. For example, ipps:// Contact your manufacturer for the correct path.
    • Protocol: ipps
    • Host:
    • Port: 631
    • Path: ipp/print
  6. (Optional) To allow the printer to be set up as a driverless printer, select Use driverless configuration.
    You do not have to enter a printer make and model. The printer provides all the details to the device.
  7. Click Add Printer.