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MacOS X 10.5 and 10.6 Network Printing

Facilities > Printing > MacOS X 10.5 and 10.6 Network Printing

In order to print to an CUIT printer from your residence hall room, you will need to have OS X configured to use DHCP.

For instructions on double-sided printing from OS X, click Double Sided

Adding a Printer

  1. Log on to your machine as you usually would.
  2. Open Print & Fax control panel from the System Preferences app.

    System Preferences Pane

  3. From the Printer & Fax Dialog Box dialog click +.

    printer add

  4. Select Line Printer Daemon - LPD.
  5. Enter the Printer's Address. A listing of available printers can be found here.
  6. Select the printer model. A listing of the printer models is here.
  7. Make sure not to leave Queue Name blank and enter public for the queue name.

  8. printer install

  9. Select the appropriate driver from the list, the printer model and the recommended driver are listed here.

  10. Select Driver

  11. Click Add.
  12. The dialog will now prompt you to configure driver options. All NINJa printers require the Duplex Unit option to be checked as well as the Tray 4 option. While some printers may have more than 256MB of memory, we recommend setting the Total Printer Memory range to the 128 - 255 MB option for optimal results.
  13. Click Continue.

  14. Select Printer Options

    You computer is now configured to print to this NINJa station

    Printer Configured

Printing Your File

Once you have configured a printer you must still choose it as your file's destination when printing. Any files you print will be sent to the printer you choose under an application's Print Setup, which is normally found under the File drop down menu.
  1. Open the file that you plan to print.
  2. Select Print... from the File menu.
  3. Pick the printer you wish to print to from the drop down printer name menu.

    choose printer

  4. Once the print dialog box disappears, you may go to the NINJa printer station and pick up your document.

Printing Your File Double Sided

  1. To print your file double sided, select the desired printer. Then click on the Copies and Pages drop down menu and select the Layout option, as illustrated.

    choose printer

  2. The Layout properties box opens. Choose the appropriate setting for the Two-Sided option and print.
    Long-edged binding is the preferred choice for most documents.

    choose printer

  3. Once the print dialog box disappears, you may go to the NINJa printer station and pick up your document.

If You Also Have a Local Printer...

If you also have a local printer connected to your PC, you may switch between the local printer and the NINJa printer at any time simply by changing the printer setting under the application's Print Setup dialog usually found under the File drop down menu.