macOS-Client

PaperCut client setup

You can download the PaperCut client via the following link:

After downloading please extract the zip-file into a folder. Using Finder drag the app PaperCut-Client into Programs.

At the first start you have to give the permission to execute this app. Afterwards you will be asked for your credentials of your central user account.

To open the PaperCut client automatically after a restart the app needs to be added to the autostart.

Download Ricoh driver

For Ricoh printers you have to download and install the driver package from Apple.

Via Administration you can add a new printer in the Printer section. When the system asks for username and password, please use the local credentials from your computer. On some systems the credentials of the root user are required.

The virtual network printer will be setup in a web browser via the local CUPS page: localhost:631.

The web interface for CUPS is usually deactivated. When opening the page you get the error message: Web Interface is Disabled. To activate it you have to execute the following command inside the terminal:

cupsctl WebInterface=yes

Afterwards you can open the web interface via a web browser.

Via Administration you can add a new printer in the Printer section. When the system asks for username and password, please use the local credentials from your computer. On some systems the credentials of the root user are required.

The printer will be connected via Internet Printing Protocol (https). The URL of the printer is:

https://pms.uni-greifswald.de:631/printers/virtual-ricoh

When asked for the driver please use Ricoh MP C3004 PXL.

After the installation the printer virtual-ricoh is available. Since all upcoming print jobs should be done via this printer it is recommened to select it as the default printer.