Though I can download a printer driver, there is no possibility in system preferences to specify a user code, needed to get access to the printer. Then I added, using the http: Monaco, ‘Courier New’, Courier, monospace; color: Posted on Oct 12, There should be no problem getting UserCodes to be accepted — at least with a direct connection bypassing the Windows print server. Following your suggestion, I did set up the printer as an IP printer, using consecutively the manufacturers driver, the Gutenprint driver and the generic Postscript driver.
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There are two PPDs for use on Linux. Though I can download a printer driver, there is no possibility in system preferences to specify a user code, needed to get access to the printer. Oct 12, 3: Note that the setting is often not configurable via System Preferences.
The driver needs to communicate with the printer to determine that the setting is enabled. There should be no problem getting UserCodes to be accepted — at least with a direct connection bypassing the Windows print server.
Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Neither of those drivers contain options to set user codes. I used the linuxfoundation pxlmono PPD file, after upgrading ghostscript and foomatic. Oct 12, All replies Drop Down menu. If it is unable to communicate directly with the printer, then it will not make the option to select it via the driver menus appear.
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As a test, you could try connecting directly to the printer from the Mac. Then I added, using the http: Oct 12, 1: You may find that the reason the setting is not available is due to the fact that the Mac is connecting to the printer via the Windows queue. The final point was to specify the address as smb: Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too.
I have to say though that the JobLog section is a bit hidden; without your pointer it would never have occurred to me to dig in that particular place. Following your suggestion, I did set up the printer as an IP printer, using consecutively the manufacturers driver, the Gutenprint driver and the generic Postscript driver.
Once you have created the new network queue you may have to select to print and then via one of the menus, force a communication with the printer so that the menus are configured for the job accounting function. Matt Broughton Matt Broughton. In order for the driver to have this setting available to the Mac user, the connection from the Mac to the printer must be direct via IP.
Posted on Oct 12, Ask a question Reset. Question marked as Solved User profile for user: JobLog If your printer does not have the PostScript module installed, you can use the pxlmono drivers from http: I probably have to conclude that the drivers that are accepted by Snow’s CUPS do not provide for user codes at the moment.
User profile for user: Also using the cups interface, I instructed the printer to use the user code by default. If this works, then at least you know that the driver you have is meant to work correctly with the printer. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. If the connection is via a Windows queue, or even via Mac Server, the setting will not be available in the driver.
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That got the printer to work. Any suggestions would be very much appreciated. It seems that it did not have the PostScript option installed.