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How to Print to a School Printer from a Macintosh OS X 10.5 Computer

This document describes how to configure a Macintosh computer running MAC OS X 10.5 to print to printers on the school network. Before proceeding with these steps make sure you are connected to the LSE network, it is recommended that you test your connection by opening http://www.lse.ac.uk| on your Internet browser.

 

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Open Safari and go to http://localhost:631|

2.

The Command Unit Printing System 1.3.3 page should load. Click Add Printer

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3.

In the Name textbox enter LSEPrinter (all one word, no spaces)

 

4.

 

In the Location textbox enter LSE

 

5.

 

In the Description textbox enter HP Laserjet 4000 and click Continue

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6.

From the Device drop down menu select Windows Printer via Samba and click Continue.

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7.

In the Device URL textbox enter smb://LSEUSERNAME:LSEPASSWORD@LSE/PRINT1/PRPCQ and click Continue.

Note: LSEUSERNAME is your LSE username and LSEPASSWORD is your normal LSE password, LSEPASSWORD is case sensitive.

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From the Make drop down menu select HP and click Continue

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9.

From Model drop down menu select HP Laserjet 4000 - Gutenprint v5.1.3 (en) and click on Add Printer, if it asks you to log in enter your mac Username and Password.

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10.

You should get a message saying LSEPrinter has been added successfully

When printing your document, click on File, then Print and select the LSE printer from the printer list which should be HP Laserjet 4000.  


Resetting a school printer to default setting

School printers work at their best when using default settings. If these have been changed for any reason, for example, to manual feed, legal document size etc, please follow the instructions below:

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1. Using the Menu button, select Resets menu

2. Using the Item button, select Restore factory settings

3. Press the Select button

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Reviewed September 2012

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