PaperCut Blog

Adding a Mac Printer

One of the usability issues that’s popped up with the Mac server testing is the process used add a printer. The Configure CUPS script handles the process of hooking in PaperCut to the CUPS print process. To view the printer in the interface however, you first need to perform a print job to “register the […]

PaperCut NG on AFP548

PaperCut NG has made the front page of the popular Mac server related site, AFP548.com. This should be a good way to help drum up some feedback from experienced Mac server admins. You can view the post here. On the topic of server discovery in the client as discussed in a previous post. Some have […]

PaperCut NG Mac Update #3

Thanks for the Mac users who recommended that we list our updates and version changes on the popular Mac site, www.versiontracker.com. PaperCut NG for Mac is now up on the site here. We’d like to know if (or how many) Mac users use versiontracker to automate updates. Should we look at pushing PaperCut NG Mac […]

PaperCut NG Mac Update #2

Note, this widget no longer works on current Mac OSX versions. Rob at Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning has been kind enough to contribute a PaperCut Dashboard Widget. It’s a simple Widget that allows Apple users to conveniently check their print quota without the need to run the full client. Rob has […]

First Mac Server Update No# 1

As many of you may have seen from our home page, we have just release our first Apple Mac Server version of PaperCut NG. About 30 majority Mac sites (mostly in education) expressed an interest in the testing program prior to release, and we’ve had a lot more download and contribute since the public beta […]

PaperCut on Mac servers coming soon

Just a quick post to give a quick update on our Mac server development (print quota support for Mac OS X Server). We have PaperCut NG now running on Mac’s via the CUPS print system. I’m now working on the installer. With any luck we should have the system out to testers by the end […]

PaperCut NG 6.1 released!

Wow, it’s been a very long time since my last post… I am alive! 🙂 We’ve been really busy over the past few months making PaperCut NG even better, and just released version 6.1. It adds a number of often requested features like LDAP, but some of the best improvements have been under the covers […]

PaperCut NG on Linux

All those who keep up-to-date with our news page will see we’ve just released PaperCut NG for Linux. From my perspective this has been a very interesting project. After 6 years of working with PaperCut on Windows, it’s a refreshing change to work in a different environment. In my previous employment I worked almost exclusively […]

PaperCut and Print Server Clustering

One of the new features introduced when we release PaperCut NG was support for server clustering. PaperCut NG users a Service Oriented Archiecture (SOA) where various application layers communicate using XML Web Services requests. The layered design allows flexible deployment options ensuring scalability. On a typical install, all components exist on the one server and […]

PaperCut NG Final Release

Wow! It’s only taken 18 months but it seems like a lifetime! We’ve just uploaded the production ready release of PaperCut NG 6.0. We still have a long list of TODO/Wishlist items and will now start working on these for the 6.1 release. PaperCut Quota users can also expect a 5.3 release with some new […]

PaperCut NG is here!

It’s been a while since my last entry. Now that our PaperCut NG application is out from under wraps I can start writing a little bit more out this work. PaperCut NG is a substantial development at PaperCut Software and has been the focus of our efforts for over 12-months. PaperCut NG is packed full […]

PaperCut and SurfControl

It’s quite common to see PaperCut running alongside and complementing other applications such as web based filtering and virus protection applications. These web filtering applications tend to integrate in with proxy servers in a similar way to that undertaken by PaperCut’s Internet Quota module. Mark from Temple Christian College has been kind enough to contribute […]

Installing and configuring SquidNT

It’s been a while since my last blog … so I thought I’d make do an update on my series about configuring Squid proxy. This time I’m going to concentrate on SquidNT, which is a version of Squid compiled for Windows, that come with some useful helpers to allow authentication with Windows and Active Directory. […]