How to configure a network printer and scanner on Ubuntu desktop

In a previous article, we discussed how to install several kinds of printers (and also a network scanner) in a Linux server. Today we will deal with the other end of the line: how to access the network printer/scanner devices from a desktop client. For this setup, our server’s (Debian Wheezy 7.2) IP address is, and our client’s (Ubuntu 12.04) IP address is Note that both boxes are on the same network (