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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
 
can configure your Macintosh to print to these printer/copiers by following the steps below:
 
  
# Download and install the [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jheim/downloads/r47026L9.dmg Ricoh Aficio C4501 driver].  '''Note:''' you will need to have at least MacOS 10.5.
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# Set up the printer by clicking on Apple -> System Preferences -> Print and Fax. The display below shows how to
 
setup the 7th floor Ricoh printer:
 
    [[Image: MacPrintSetup.jpg]]
 
 
 
If you prefer to do this via a command line, do the following (after downloading and installing the driver)
 
(This example sets up the 5th floor printer)
 
 
 
Open a terminal window and type the following commands
 
*sudo tcsh
 
*(then type an administrator password)
 
* lpadmin -E -p 5 -v ipp://printserver2.math.wisc.edu:631/printers/5 -P "/Library/Printers/PPDS/Contents/Resources/RICOH Aficio MP C4501"
 
* cupsenable 5
 
* cupsaccept  5
 
 
 
===Hints===
 
NOTE: if have a personal Macintosh and your local username is different from your username in the Math Department, you can print using a command like this:
 
    lp -d P -U <yourusername> file.pdf
 
  (where P is the name of the printer (e.g. 5) and <yourusername> is your username. 
 
    NOTE that you can only print postscript or PDF files)
 

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