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Re: Printing Long Edge (Standard) with HP DeskJet 990C - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.0.2 does not work

On Sat, 18 Sep 2010 12:43:50 +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote:

> Camaleón wrote:

>> The command above lacks the file/document to print? :-?
> Well, this is what Adobe indicates me as the sent command. I assume it
> appends the name of the stuff to print!

Oh, okay, you didn't say you were printing from Acrobat Reader :-)

Can you test double side printing from Evince? Just to discard a problem 
with Adobe program.

>>> where `Deskjet' is the name of the printer for CUPS.
>>> Any idea?
>> You can first check that duplex printing is an available option for
>> your driver:
>> ***
>> lpoptions -p printername -l | grep -i duplex ***
> ==
> # lpoptions -p printername -l | grep -i duplex
> Duplex/2-Sided Printing: *None DuplexNoTumble DuplexTumble 


>> If it is listed there and you get no output when calling "lpr", take a
>> look into CUPS logs (/var/log/cups/*), maybe there is any error there

> Calling `lpr' gives simply nothing, but a blinking cursor. I checked log
> files, but there seems to be nothing indicated, be it in error_log*,
> page_log*, access_log*.

Well, of course, you have to type the whole command:

lpr -P Deskjet -o Resolution=300dpi -o PageSize=Letter -o Duplex=DuplexNoTumble /path/to/pdffile.pdf



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