When I print single sided, the punched holes (on A4) show up on the correct side of the documents.

When I print duplex, the punched holes end up on the wrong side. (They should be on the left side if looking at the first page.)

I understand there should be some kind of CUPS setting to make duplex printing use the correct orientation, but I can't find where it is.

(This problem is to many/most duplex capable printers and not Linux specific btw, but I can't find in Ubuntu the setting.)

The option to actually go to the printer and turn the pages physically is not acceptable, since I share office with co-workers who print non-duplex.


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Found it.

Go to printer Printers, choose Printer Properties, select Job Options and change Orientation: from Portrait to Reverse portrait (180 degrees).

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