CUPS, Firefox, and PPD to force Black and White

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Nov 20 18:21:39 UTC 2007

On 11/19/2007 09:26 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:
> 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?

You need to set the permissions:

System|Administration|Printing|Server Setttings|Allow remote administration

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