I'm trying to print an image from the command line, using lpr, but it ends up printing 4 pages instead of just one. Is there a way to tell lpr to fit the image to the page?


Old thread, but the option -o fit-to-page works.

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    Note that as of CUPS 2.1, the legacy option -o fitplot (CUPS 1.3) still seems to work. Apr 23 '16 at 14:49
  • Doesn't work as of CUPS 2.3.0.
    – L29Ah
    Nov 8 '19 at 14:44

I solved using the scaling option:

lpr -o scaling=100 image.jpg
  • Doesn't seem to work with lpr supplied by CUPS.
    – L29Ah
    Nov 8 '19 at 14:41

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