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appletalk_printserver_macos_and_osx [2018/12/06 17:38]
mabam [Share your AppleTalk printer to the network]
appletalk_printserver_macos_and_osx [2018/12/06 17:56]
mabam [Adding the printer to OS X]
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-Add your printer via "​Printers & Scanners"​ in the OS X System Preferences. Click on the "​+"​ and choose "Add Printer or Scanner"​ from the menu. (Choosing "​LaserWriter 4/600 PS @ bananapi"​ from the menu does not work at this point as there is no PPD assigned.) In the following window, choose "​LaserWriter 4/600 PS @ bananapi"​ and choose "​Other…"​ from the menu behind "Print Using:"​ (or just "​Use:"​ depending on your OS X version). Navigate to your printer'​s PPD file on OS X and click "​Open",​ followed by "​Add"​ when you're back at the former window.+Add your printer via "​Printers & Scanners"​ in the OS X System Preferences. Click on the "​+"​ and choose "Add Printer or Scanner"​ from the menu. (Choosing "​LaserWriter 4/600 PS @ bananapi"​ from the menu does not work at this point as there is no PPD assigned.((Except if you did so following the footnote in the last paragraph under "Share your AppleTalk printer to the network"​. In that case do so and ignore the remaining instructions under "​Adding the printer to OS X" -- they will be performed automatically.))) In the following window, choose "​LaserWriter 4/600 PS @ bananapi"​ and choose "​Other…"​ from the menu behind "Print Using:"​ (or just "​Use:"​ depending on your OS X version). Navigate to your printer'​s PPD file on OS X and click "​Open",​ followed by "​Add"​ when you're back at the former window.
  
-It is also possible to have the Banana Pi manage the PPD. But I got empty pages when trying to print that way.((Next to that this only works for printers with [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​PostScript#​PostScript_Level_2|PostScript Level 2]] and up, see [[https://​forum.armbian.com/​index.php?/​topic/​1133-banana-pi-m1-gmac-wont-work-with-appletalk/&​do=findComment&​comment=19243|here]].))+It is also possible to have the Banana Pi manage the PPD. But I got empty pages when trying to print that way. //(I have found a fix for that by now. It will also enable you to share the printer via AirPrint and use it from your iPhone or iPad. See the two footnotes above.)((This ​only works for printers with [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​PostScript#​PostScript_Level_2|PostScript Level 2]] and up, see [[https://​forum.armbian.com/​index.php?/​topic/​1133-banana-pi-m1-gmac-wont-work-with-appletalk/&​do=findComment&​comment=19243|here]].))//
  
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appletalk_printserver_macos_and_osx.txt · Last modified: 2018/12/08 13:47 by mabam
 
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