[cups.general] How to duplex print?

Helge Blischke h.blischke at srz.de
Thu Jan 27 05:05:45 PST 2005

Tom Combs wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have an HP Laserjet 4050 that is able to duplex print and has this
>   feature enabled. However, when I print to this printer via CUPS, it
>   only prints on a single side. What do I need to do to get CUPS to
>   utilize the duplex printing?  Thanks,  Tom Combs

try the option 
	-o sides=two-sided-long-edge
or, if that does not work,
	-o Duplex=DumplexNoTumble
to the lp or lpr command.


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom
tel: +49 30 75301-360

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