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Install the Print Deploy client manually on computers

(Optional) Customize the user login popup

Depending on the method you’ve chosen to determine the user’s identity, users might be presented with a one-off user login popup for authentication. For details on how to customize the branding and text on the popup, go to Customize the Print Deploy user login popup branding and text.

Install the Print Deploy client for Windows/macOS

  1. On the user’s computer, open PaperCut NG/MF.

  2. Click Enable Printing. The Print Deploy page is displayed.

  3. At the bottom of the page click the Windows or macOS button. The Print Deploy client is downloaded with the server address in the filename (so the client knows which server to connect to for the print queue information).

    Screenshot showing the different buttons to download the Print Deploy client for different operating systems.
  4. Run through the installation wizard and click Finish.

    Depending on the method configured for Print Deploy to determine the user’s identity, users might be presented with a login screen to enter their PaperCut username and password.

Users will now be able to use the Print Deploy client to choose printers to install (depending if the Admin has set this up) and have other printers automatically installed for them.

Install the Print Deploy client for Linux

  1. On the user’s computer, open PaperCut NG/MF.

  2. Click Enable Printing. The Print Deploy page is displayed.

  3. At the bottom of the page click the appropriate Linux.deb or Linux.rpm button. The Print Deploy client downloads with the server address in the filename (so the client knows which server to connect to for the print queue information).

    Screenshot showing the different buttons to download the Print Deploy client for different operating systems.
  4. Run the .deb or .rpm installer with sudo in your preferred terminal / command line program.

    .rpm based distributions: sudo yum localinstall <client-installer>\[<hostname>\].rpm

    .deb based distributions: sudo dpkg -i <client-installer>\[<hostname>\].deb


    Depending on the method configured for Print Deploy to determine the user’s identity, users might be presented with a login screen to enter their PaperCut username and password.

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