Bascom Platinum - Installing a Network Printer (Mac OS X)

This document explains how to install a network printer.

  1. Open System Preferences by clicking on the apple symbol in the top left corner of the screen and selecting System Preferences.

    Sys Prefs

  2. Open Print & Fax by double-clicking on the icon in System Preferences.

    print&fax

  3. Click the + icon to add a new printer.

    add a printer

  4. Enter/Modify the following information about the printer you wish to add:
    • In the Protocol drop-down menu choose Line Printer Daemon - LPD.
    • In the Address field enter the DNS name of the printer.
    • Leave the Queue field blank.
    • In the Name field Enter a name for the printer. It is recommended to include the model number and location in the name of the printer (i.e. Room 2112 HP4650).
    • In the Location field enter the printer's location.
    • In the Print Using drop-down menu, choose Auto Select. The computer should then choose the appropriate driver for the printer.
    • Click Add.

    Click Add

  5. Select the installable options to find out which options are installed. Click Continue.

    Installable Options

  6. The printer is now installed.
  7. Contact bascomplatinum@doit.wisc.edu if you need further assistance installing a network printer.



Keywords:Bascom Platinum Printer Network Install Print   Doc ID:26275
Owner:Brad T.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2012-08-29 13:50 CDTUpdated:2012-08-29 14:13 CDT
Sites:DoIT Departmental Support, DoIT Help Desk
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