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- May 2005
How To Set Printer PPD Features in CUPS Alias
I have a printer with a cups name of
The printer has a duplexer. I would like to create two aliases with names like hpd and hps implying duplex and simplex. hpd can be an exact alias of "Totally_..._use" which was defined with the duplexer enabled. hps should differ only in that the duplexer is disabled.
In the past I've copied/modified/renamed a ppd to achieve this but there has to be a better way. I can create a cups class for hpd, but selecting a PPD option like the duplexer for the hps class doesn't seem to work.
The bottom line requirement is to be able to print with lpr -P hps (for example).