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How can I set default printing options, so that they are always pre-populated in the KDE 4 print dialog window (when printing from Ocular for example)?

EDIT: In particular I would like to set duplex printing and printing colour as grey to be default parameters.

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have you tried editing/creating the file /home/$USER/.cups/lpoptions, and puting a line Default <printer name> in there ? – Vincent Nivoliers Nov 20 '12 at 19:34
I did set up the default CUPS options (using some dialog boxes, can't remember which ones) - and I can see those when printing from non-KDE applications (e.g. acroread). However, KDE seems to ignore these. – Grzenio Nov 21 '12 at 10:32
@VincentNivoliers, I am more after setting two sided printing and print colour as grey in the dialog. – Grzenio Oct 11 '13 at 8:49

Install the package system-config-printer-kde. That application will allow you to add/configure printers. I think you can set it here.


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