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===Adding the Ricoh Printer to a Mac===
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Use these instructions on how to setup a printer on a Macintosh.
There is a Ricoh MFP C4501 copier on floors 3-8 of Van Vleck. Note that in order to print to them your computer should be connected to the Van Vleck network via a wired connection and your username on your computer should be the same as your Math Department username. You
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can configure your Macintosh to print to these printer/copiers by following the steps below:
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# Download and install the [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ynagel/r47026L9.dmg Ricoh Aficio C4501 driver].  '''Note:''' you will need to have at least MacOS 10.5.
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https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/math-intranet/home/computing/printing
# Set up the printer by clicking on Apple -> System Preferences -> Print and Fax. The display below shows how to
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setup the 7th floor Ricoh printer:
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    [[Image: MacPrintSetup.jpg]]
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If you prefer to do this via a command line, do the following (after downloading and installing the driver)
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(This example sets up the 5th floor printer)
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Open a terminal window and type the following commands
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*sudo tcsh
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*(then type an administrator password)
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* lpadmin -E -p 5 -v ipp://printserver2.math.wisc.edu:631/printers/5 -P "/Library/Printers/PPDS/Contents/Resources/RICOH Aficio MP C4501"
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* cupsenable 5
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* cupsaccept  5
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===Hints===
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NOTE: if have a personal Macintosh and you would like to print to our copiers you must do
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the following:
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    * connect to our network with a WIRED connection - there are free ethernet connections
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      in our two labs.
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    * The username (aka short name, Account name) and password on your mac must be the same as your math dept username.
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If your local username is different from your username in the Math Department, you can print using a command like this:
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    lp -d P -U <yourusername> file.pdf
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  (where P is the name of the printer (e.g. 5) and <yourusername> is your username. 
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    NOTE that you can only print postscript or PDF files)
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OR you can change your short username using these instructions
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    http://www.macworld.com/article/132693/2008/03/changeshortusername.html
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See the section with this title
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    The middle ground: changing just your short username
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By default, files will print in B&W.  To print in color, do this
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    1) save or print the file as a PDF - say  file.pdf
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    2) from a terminal window on your mac type
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                lp -d N  -o ColorModel=color  file.pdf
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                where N=3..8  is the number of your floor
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Latest revision as of 08:41, 10 August 2017

Use these instructions on how to setup a printer on a Macintosh.

https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/math-intranet/home/computing/printing