jalbers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been able to get a mac to print to a Toshiba eStudio650 copier/
> printer by setting it up using as an IP printer and using the generic
> postscript printer option. This works but the user cannot use any of
> the advanced features of the machine, like stapeling, duplexing, hole
> punch, ...
> I went to the Toshiba site and downloaded the mac drivers for this
> machine: http://copiers.toshiba.com/support/controllers/gl-1020.shtml
> I run the installer, it does a bunch of stuff, and then says
> installation was sucessful. I don't know what I should do next as far
> as the setup of the copier/printer.
> I have no idea where exactly the installer put the files and what to
> choose in the printer set up dialog box?????
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
There's a 3rd-party utility that will open the install package and allow
you to browse the contents:
I downloaded the MacOS X driver from the Toshiba site. It apparently
My guess is if you have a printer already setup, you'll have to create a
new printer and use the GL-1020 printer type (if that works). If its
not recognized by the printing system, you might try setting up your
printer through CUPS, but I don't think you'll get any of the additional
features you're looking for. For that, you'll have to get a printer
description or driver that's specific to to your printer or write your
This is an age-old issue with printing on Unix or Linux or MacOS X
systems. The vendor doesn't provide a driver or only has one that's old
and you're left without the special features. I think that's where
you're stuck, unfortunately.
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