PaperCut Blog

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 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 […]

Deploying the PaperCut Quota UIT

I few weeks back I said I’d write something about how to deploy the User Inquiry Tool using a “zero-install” methods. I have updated the knowledge base with some instructions on how to deploy the UIT.

PaperCut 5.2 final build

We’re just uploading the final 5.2 build of both PaperCut Quota and PaperCut ChargeBack now. It’s been out in “preview release” format for a month, and with the help of a number of customers, we have tracked down and squashed any remaining bugs. Most of the report bugs were minor – an alignment issue here, […]

PaperCut 5.2

Just a quick entry to let everyone know that version 5.2 preview-release now available for download. We are yet to finalize the documentation so this is not the “official” release. We expect to have the official release out by the end of next week. Please see our news page download for details. As always, users […]

Getting ready for PaperCut 5.2

I’ve spent most of the last two weeks working and testing the PaperCut Quota 5.2 release. We’ll be making 5.2 available for public download some time next week. We’ve had a number of more complicated items on the TODO list for some time and have tackled them in this release. One of the big areas […]

Managing printer connection/setup in schools

I’ve just finished putting together a knowledge base article detailing various methods to manage and configure printers in a school or university (academic environment). In a business environment a user normally has a desktop PC dedicated to them located on their work desk. In an academic environment users will roam between different computer labs and […]

PaperCut ChargeBack 5.1 Release

We released PaperCut ChargeBack 5.1 today. Most of changes are under the hood. The release incorporates a new WebTools interface file layout to help facilitate “skinning” the visual layout. This is aimed at businesses that wish to integrate PaperCut into their existing intranet sites. The release also includes an updated “Page Counting Machine” supporting additional […]