Carnegie Mellon University

Install a Mac Print Driver

Follow these steps to install a Mac print driver on your personal machine to print to a campus printer.

  1. Download both the generic driver and popup software.
  2. Double-click Popup.dmg.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Double-click Popup.pkg to install the generic printer driver.
  5. Select Apple> System Preferences > Printers & Scanners.
  6. Click +.
  7. Look for Advanced on the toolbar. If it is not there, right-click the toolbar and select Customize ToolbarDrag Advanced onto the toolbar.
  8. Click Advanced and complete either the black and white or color printer configuration steps below.
  1. Enter the following on the Advanced tab:
    • Type: Pharos Print Server
    • Device: Another Device
    • URL: popup://printing.andrew.cmu.edu/andrew
    • Name: Andrew Central B&W
    • Print Using: Other
  2. Browse to the downloaded CMUGeneric.ppd file.
  3. Click Open and Add.
  4. Restart your computer.
  1. Enter the following on the Advanced tab:
    • Type: Pharos Print Server
    • Device: Another Device
    • URL: Refer to the chart below.
    • Name: Refer to the chart below. 
    • Print Using: Other and useCMUGeneric.ppd.
  2. Browse to the downloaded CMUGeneric.ppd file.
  3. Click Open and Add.
  4. Restart your computer.
Printer Name Printer Queue/URL

CFA Color

popup://printing.andrew.cmu.edu/andrew-color

Hunt Library Color

Mellon Institute Color

Wean Hall - Sorrells Color

popup://printing.andrew.cmu.edu/library-color

Wean Hall Color

popup://printing.andrew.cmu.edu/andrew-color