duplex printing, hp, fedora 8....

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Wed Jul 16 06:21:41 UTC 2008

Kevin Martin wrote:
> Ok, so I'm probably doing something really stupid here but when I print 
> a multi-page file to my duplex HP printer the duplexing takes place NOT 
> as page 1/2, page 3/4, page 5/6 but as page 3/4, page 2/5, page 1/6 
> (essentially printing the odd pages 1,3,5 then flipping the stack (so 
> the paper with page 5 is at the top) and printing pages 2,4,6).  This is 
> NOT the way I want it output but I don't know what I'm doing to make it 
> come out this way.  Any help greatly appreciated.

Which printer model?

How is the printer defined in cups?

For some printers you'll need to tell the driver that a
duplex unit is present in the printer. This is done in the
"Installable Options" panel in the setup.


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