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If you’re setting up a new Print Server, or adding new Printers to a Mac as per the [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/manual/ch-printer-mgmt.html#ch-printer-mgmt-add-remove-printer-mac|Add/Remove Printers on Mac]] documentation:

*Ensure that you have at least one Print queue set up on your Mac
*Run /Applications/PaperCut NG/Control Printer Monitoring.command

If you then see errors in the Terminal app relating to:
''Unable to edit CUPS config file''
''Incorrect password''

Then you can also try running the ‘configure cups’ command manually:

*Open the 'Terminal' application on the Mac

*Run:
-->@@sudo su@@
-->(that should elevate you to run as root, and ask for your admin password)

*Run:
-->@@[=cd /Applications/PaperCut\ NG/providers/print/mac/=]@@
-->(or wherever you have installed PaperCut on your machine, to change directory to the print provider's 'mac' directory)

*Run:
-->@@./configure-cups@@
-->(that should run the command manually to register the printers, running as root from above)

*Set each printer in the list as you require - e.g. (E)nable/(D)isable/(L)eave

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[-Keywords: Mac, CUPS, error, add printer-]

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