Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: > > Well, this one was/is bizarre. I finally got my Brother 5250 networked > printer to print duplex (AKA noth sides :) using > > % lpr file > > but from OpenOffice, no matter what I do, it only prints on one side. > Has > anybody runn ito this before and know how to get it to print > double-sided? > > Note that in a day or three I will *finally* be printing off two copies > of > my thesis, and this will be "single-sided-only" according to the rules. > So really, it's a dontcare.... well, other than I would like to know > what > and where and why to change this in the OO config.
It works for me, using 3 steps: 1) Use CUPS instead of lpd 2) Install a PPD for the printer that knows about duplex printing 3) Install OOo with CUPS support I don't know if it's possible to do through lpd, though. -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"