Public Printing Setup for Mac

1.) Click on this link to download the Pharos software. Depending on how Safari or Firefox are set up, it may launch automatically
or ask if you'd like to save it. If you save it, use the Finder to open the download location and open the Pharos installer.

2.) Follow the installer instructions and accept all of the default settings during the installation. Once the installation has
completed, you may close the window by clicking Close. Restart your computer.

3.) Open System Preferences and click on the Print and Scan icon.

4.) Click the + button on the left hand side to add a printer.

5.) In the Add Printer window, click the Advanced button at the top. (If you do not have an Advanced button, hold down the
Ctrl (Control) key on the keyboard and click anywhere in the toolbar at the top of the window. From the popup menu that
appears, select Customize Toolbar.... and drag the Advanced button to the toolbar. Click Done.)

6.) In the Advanced tab, enter the following information:

  • Type: Pharos Print Server (the menu options may take a few seconds to load)
  • URL: popup://pecan.cc.trincoll.edu/litcbflr
  • Name: LITC LEVEL B BLACK/WHITE
  • Print Using: Generic PostScript Printer

7.) Click Add. The newly installed public printer will show up in your list of printers. You will have 2 hours
to pick up your print job from the library Level B printer once you print, after which time it is deleted from the queue. Please bring your
Trinity ID to release your job. Instructions for releasing your print job can be found at the printing station on Level B.

8.) To connect to the color printer in the library on LITC Level B, replace step 6.) above with the following information:

  • Type: Pharos Print Server (the menu options may take a few seconds to load)
  • URL: popup://pecan.cc.trincoll.edu/litcbflc
  • Name: LITC LEVEL B COLOR
  • Print Using: Generic PostScript Printer
    • If prompted, check the Duplex check box to enable printing on both sides of the page 

9.) To connect to the public printer at Vernon Center, replace step 6.) above with the following information:

  • Type: Pharos Print Server (the menu options may take a few seconds to load)
  • URL: popup://pecan.cc.trincoll.edu/verncent
  • Name: VERNON CENTER
  • Print Using: Generic PostScript Printer

10.) To connect to the public printer at the Writing Center, replace step 6.) above with the following information:

  • Type: Pharos Print Server (the menu options may take a few seconds to load)
  • URL: popup://pecan.cc.trincoll.edu/wctr
  • Name: WRITING CENTER
  • Print Using: Generic PostScript Printer