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What option should I select in the (evince) print dialog to print in black and white using only the (cheaper) black ink cartridge - not black as a composite of other colours?

The options I see in the 'Colour' tab are:

  • 'Grayscale'
  • 'Inverted Grayscale'
  • 'RGB Color'
  • 'CMY Color'
  • 'CMYK'
  • 'KCMY'
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You usually want Grayscale. At least it works like that on all the printers that I know. Of course it could be driver-dependent, so more data about the printer model could yield you a better answer.

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