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Rename printers in 10.2 Apps
To rename a printer, open Print Center (in /Applications -> Utilities) and select the printer. Then select Printer -> Show Info (or hit command-I), which opens a Printer Info window. From there, you can change the printer's name, PPD file, etc. Note that only "local" printers can be renamed.

[Editor's note: I used this method to rename our Brother laser printer, which 10.2 had insisted on naming with "... on" after the name I had given it. I changed it back to just its original name, and (as expected) it still prints just fine.]
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Because of Cups
Authored by: schlem24 on Sep 07, '02 09:58:36PM

This is because of CUPS, this is the default way that cups names printers.

Just FYI.

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printername on
Authored by: MaxMarino on Sep 09, '02 04:58:12AM

This feature (CUPS-naming way) actually allows you to 'see' - and print to - the same printer with AppleTalk and whenever AT is not available as well.

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