LPR printing from OS X

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LPR printing from OS X

Postby curlee » Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:59 pm

    1) Launch the Printer Setup Utility (it's in /Applications -> Utilities).
    2) Select 'Add Printer.'
    3) From the top drop-down list, select 'IP Printing.'
    4) From the Printer Type dropdown, select 'LPD/LPR.'
    5) In the Printer Address field, fill in the IP address that you've assigned to your print server.
    6) In the Queue Name field, type "lp" (this isn't in any of the other documentation).
    7) From the Printer Model dropdown, select your printer.
    8) Click 'Add,' then go to any program and print something.
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