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PrinterSetup is a flexible printer setup system. It is tailored to institutions with more than 20 deployed printers. It is designed to work with CUPS on Mac OS X. PrinterSetup is a component of PrintingWorks, a print accounting solution. There is limited documentation. Apple package deployment requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later, and is untested on earlier versions. Apple package development requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later and Xcode 3.0 or later.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  22 Jul 2012 23:00

    Release Notes: Improved Munki support within the example PrinterSetup_OSX_PACKAGE scripts so that package name and package version may be readily updated and modified by passing additional parameters to the build script. This should allow updates to more readily deployed when used in conjunction with Munki. Support has been added for name-prefixing with default printer package install scripts.

    •  01 Feb 2012 19:42

      Release Notes: A new pre-action setup script is included in this release to assist with narrowing down print queues for removal prior to installation of new CUPS print queues.

      •  12 Dec 2011 00:25

        Release Notes: This release adds various updates and bugfixes, specifically relating to Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7.

        •  03 Feb 2011 03:01

          Release Notes: Minor updates and bugfixes.

          •  19 Dec 2010 23:08

            Release Notes: This release adds an example droplet that allows batch generation of Apple install packages, which will set a default printer on the target system. It also features improvements to the dynamic configuration system by adding space detection for Mac OS X network location names. Now it is possible to make dynamic printing changes even if a network location name contains spaces. Various bugfixes, including fixes for CUPS export to Printer Setup Files. Exports for RAW queues are now handled even on older versions of CUPS.


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