Enabling CUPS Printer Interface for Mac

CUPS is a network printing service used by Mac computers. It allows you to setup your printers on a network and set additional options such as paper trays. Digital Office have provided you with a guide on how to enable a CUPS printer interface for Mac below.

First off, go to http://localhost:631/printers/.

A screen may appear saying ‘Web Interface is Disabled’

To enable CUPS:

1. Select and copy ‘cupsctl WebInterface=yes’

2. Next, click the magnifying glass in the top right hand corner of your screen and search for ‘Terminal’.

3. Once in terminal, paste in ‘cupsctl WebInterface=yes’ and click enter.

Now you should be able to go to http://localhost:631/printers/ and see your installed printers.

CUPS Printer Interface