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How to install the institute's printers on OSX 10.6

  • Printing from private notebooks is only possible via LAN (not via WLAN).
  • Connect your Mac Notebook to the institute's network
  • Start up a webbrowser and connect to http://localhost:631

  • Choose: Administration > Advanced

  • Enable:
    • Show Printers shared by other systems
    • CUPS


  • Authenticate with a local account (which have administrative rights, normally your local user account) to restart the local printserver
    • osX_printers_03.png

  • The Printers of the Institute will now appear in your "System Preferences / Print & Fax"

    • osX_printers_04.png