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Re: [SLE] problems at sending commands to printers
  • From: Andre Truter <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 08:40:58 +0200
  • Message-id: <1084430458.8932.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 11:59, Maura Edelweiss Monville wrote:
> How can I print only all odd or even pages of a document by Acroread,
> GV, GhostView, Xpdf on my EPSON STYLUS COLOR C60 ?

I know Acroread have an option in it's print dialogue to only print odd
or even pages.

> How can I tell CUPS to print both front and back for each page when I
> use those printers that can handle that ? It looks like this is feature
> of Windows only ... !
No, it depends if the driver in CUPS support it. Most of them do, if the
printer support it.
I use Gtklp to set such options. I think there is a KDE equivalent to

It is basically command-line options that you give to the lp program.
You use the "-o" option to give such printer-specific options.
I'm not sure what the exact syntax is - that is why I use Gtklp. :-)


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