Two instances of the same printer?
andremangan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 04:48:03 GMT 2008
2008/10/28 David Ryder <davaweb at bigpond.net.au>
> Does anybody know, if it is possible, how I can set up two instances of the
> same printer in Hardy? It is a Canon LBP3000 installed using the technique
> and script here<https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardwareSupportComponentsPrinters/CanonPrinters/Canon_LBP_2900?action=fullsearch&value=linkto%3A%22HardwareSupportComponentsPrinters%2FCanonPrinters%2FCanon+LBP+2900%22&context=180>.
> I have tried System>Printing>Copy Printer but the 'new' printer does not do
> anything. I want to set it up so that it always has the settings I use for
> envelopes, to make life easier.
The way I would do this is to install the gnome cups manager: sudo apt-get
Then "Add a new printer" with the preferences that you want. Whenever you
want to print something with that printer, give it "default" status.
The printer configuration screen that I think you are using also lets you
add printers as well as set the default. The key lies in setting the
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