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Adding a network printer to a Macintosh workstation

This document covers the steps for installing a network printer on a Macintosh workstation

  1. Open System Preferences


  2. Click on Print & Fax


  3. Click on the + button


  4. Setup up using direct IP Printing by entering in IP address and Printer name to match the queue.  Ensure the Print Using driver is correct and click add.
  5. Type in the model of printer.  Generally just typing in laserjet or the model number will be sufficient.  Always use a non-Gutenprint driver.  If no driver is available, you will need cancel this process, go to the manufacturer's website, download/install it, and then follow these steps again.


  6. If your printer has additional features such as a duplex unit or multiple trays, you will need to click on Options & Supplies to configure them.


  7. Under the Driver tab you can select what features your printer has.  Note, different model printers will have different options listed.


  8. Click OK and your printer is now configured.

  9. If this was a setup for  Rioch / Lanier MFP, follow these steps for setting your job code: Setting job codes for a Ricoh / Lanier MFP on a Mac

Keywords:network printer macintosh ricoh mac   Doc ID:22590
Owner:Josh G.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-02-08 16:32 CDTUpdated:2016-02-01 15:27 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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