Installation of Relmon Black and White Printer - Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.10

Disclaimer: Please note that all documents sent to the public printers (Relmon) are not secured; therefore, Information Technology is not responsible in any way for the loss or security of it.


Step 1: Printer driver download and installation

First, download and save the appropriate Xerox Printer Driver on your computer:

Mac OS X 10.6 Printer Driver
Mac OS X 10.7 to 10.11 Printer Driver (same driver for black and white and colour)

Please note that the following steps may differ based on your version of Mac OS X.

Once the file has finished downloading, double click on it to begin the installation process.

Double click on the Xerox Print Driver file (see Figure 1).

In the This package will run a program... window, click on Continue (see Figure 2).

In the Software License Agreement window, click on Continue. (see Figure 3)

In the following window, click on Agree. (see Figure 4)

In the Standard Install... window, enter your Mac login Password (hard drive or administrator password) and click on Install. (see Figure 5)


Select the Second Printer Icon (network) at the top of the window and click on Continue. (see Figure 6)

In the Print Queue Not Created window, click on Continue. (see Figure 7)

In the Installation was successful window, click on Close. You can now proceed to Step 2. (see Figure 8)

Step 2: Installing the printer

Click on the Apple, select Preferences and click on Print & Scanners. (see Figure 9)

Click on the + sign near the bottom left of the page. (see Figure 10)

Select the IP tab. In the Protocol field, choose Line Printer Daemon - LPD.

Complete the following fields as indicated:

  • Address =
  • Queue = relmon
  • Name = write a name to identify the printer (ex. Black and White printer)

(see Figure 11)


In the Setting up relmon.uottawa window, click on OK. (see Figure 12)


In the Printers column, you should now see your new printer. In the Default printer field, you can decide to make the new printer your default one, or choose to leave it as it is. (see Figure 13)


You are now ready to test the printer.


You must be authenticated on the university’s wireless network to be able to send a print request.

At the public printer, enter the user name you use to log into your computer. If you are not sure what your user name is, follow these steps:

  • Click on the Apple
  • Select About This Mac
  • Click on More Info...
  • If you have OS X 10.7, click on "System Report..."
  • In the Contents column, click on Software
  • Under the field User name:, what appears between the brackets will be your user name for the printer.
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