CUPS, Firefox, and PPD to force Black and White

Bill Moseley moseley at
Tue Nov 20 05:26:26 UTC 2007

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 06:48:41PM -0800, NoOp wrote:
> I may be mistaken, but I think you described a PPD hack of sorts. I
> described leaving everything as is & simply creating multiple printers
> from System|Administration|Printing. Using the same PPD, just creating
> multiple printers using the same printer, same driver, same PPD, just
> different configuration setting for the printer(s).

BTW -- Any idea why on a networked Gutsy machine all the "Printer
Options" are grayed out?  Should be able to set local options
(~/.cups/lpoptions) on remote printers, right?

Bill Moseley
moseley at

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