HP 870 Cse + HPIJS 2.14 Printer Driver does not support two-sided print

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 6 07:28:44 UTC 2005

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 23:35, Mike McCarty wrote:
>>david walcroft wrote:
>>>   Look in 'http://localhost:631/printers' > config printers.
>>>You should find double sided printing check box. Also give the newer 
>>>print package "Hplip" a go.
>>>   david
>>Further fiddling seemingly has allowed me to create another
>>queue associated with that printer, and which does two-up
>>printing. But still no hint of how to do double-sided without
>>a duplexer.
> If you print postscript to a file, you should be able to
> use psselect with -o and -e to extract the odd/even pages
> so you can print one, flip the stack and print the other.

Nice tip. I am not familiar with psselect. I'll look into
that. It would be nice if I could select a queue option
for it, though, like with Windows, and not have to do
the "print to file, run two manual print jobs, delete file"

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