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Add a print queue - non-supported Mac

How to add a University print queue on a non-supported or personal Apple Mac.

Cloud print queues

  1. Connect to the eduroam WiFi network
  2. Run the UoE Cloud Printing package to add the Cloud-Mono and Cloud-Colour queues.
  3. At 'Hold for Authentication' (when printing), click the resume button and enter your University username and password.

Departmental (non-Cloud) print queues

  1. Visit http://localhost:631, click 'Administration' > 'Add Printer' > 'Windows printer via spoolss' > 'Continue'.
  2. Enter the printer queue path, e.g. smb://hss-ps1.hss.ed.ac.uk/EDUC-118CH-BW

  3. Give the printer a name and click 'Continue'.

  4. For the 'Make', select 'Generic' and then press 'Continue'. 

  5. Choose the print driver (PCL: Mono, PostScript: Colour) and select 'Add Printer'.

  6. Under 'General', set 'Media size' to be 'A4', choose any preferences and press  'Select Default Options'.

  7. At 'Hold for Authentication' (when printing), click the resume button and enter your University username and password.

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