Install printer on Mac
This guide explains how to connect to the printer system on your Mac. You must be connected to eduroam or a wired connection at Inland University of Applied Sciences for this to work.
The guide is 5 steps, all are required.
If you want a more advanced printer setup with options for stapling, multi sided print and more you can download the advanced driver. This has to be installed before following the rest of the guide.
Step 1: Open system preferences for printers & scanners
You will find "System preferences" in the Apple menu located at the top left corner of the screen:
Select "Printers & Scanners":
Step 2: Add new printer
Under the list of printers, click on the "+"-symbol to add a new printer (bottom left.)
Step 3: Navigate to "Advanced"
If you do not see this option (icon with two gears) you can click on the free space on the toolbar while holding down the "control/ctrl" key and select "Customise Toolbar..." and then drag this icon up to the line at the top as shown in the video below:
Note that this screen may take some time to load.
Step 4: Enter printer information
Click on the new "Advanced" icon and fill inn the following information (Note: Students must use their student number as username):
- Type: LPD/LPR Host or Printer
- Device: Another Device
- URL: lpd://email@example.com/pullprint
- Name: print.inn.no
- Location: Can be left blank
- Use: Generic PostScript Printer
It is important the you include your own username/student number in the URL so that you can obtain your prints. Press "Add"
Step 5: Duplex Printing
Select "Duplex Printing Unit" and then press "OK".
The printer is now installed and ready for use.