Odd page size default
mike at easysw.com
Fri Aug 26 05:19:32 PDT 2005
Toby Blake wrote:
> Yes, I tried this, but it didn't seem to work - I set lptoption -p
> printer media=A4 but the CUPS settings (as seen via the web interface)
> were still set to Letter.
Right, lpoptions doesn't touch the PPD file, so you'll just set the
default for the "lp" command on the local system.
Use "lpadmin -p printer -o PageSize=A4" to set the default in the
>>> (Basically I want to distribute ppd files for all our printers to our
>>> Mac users, with a script to set up the printers for them - but first
>>> I want to make sure that all is working correctly).
>> Is there a reason you aren't using printer sharing for this instead?
> Yes, our printing infrastructure is 4 print servers running Linux and
> LPRng with our own filtering system, serving approximately 60 printers,
> so the Macs have to fit in with this. We haven't really considered
> using CUPS on the print servers as we use Kerberos auth.
Hopefully some day we'll be able to help you there... :)
Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software http://www.easysw.com
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