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Duplex printing describes a feature to print on one sheet of paper from both sides.

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Two-sided printing and collate option

Since I have a printer that can printed two-sided I have that option enabled by default to save on paper. Works nicely on my Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. What I rarely need (and thus often get wrong) is to ...
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Printer not showing Duplex Printing Option in Kubuntu 22.04

I have recently brought a printer and connected to my windows PC and duplex was fairly usable and tried installing the same in kubuntu 22.04. The printer installed successfully using CUPS and prints ...
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Enabling Two-Sided Printing in Ubuntu-23.04

Running Ubuntu 23.04. I had problems with hplip-gui crashing and couldn't do a network installation of a HP ColorLaserJet printer. A post on this forum suggested edits to a configuration file. I ...
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Ubuntu Printing?

We setup a Ubuntu server for our print server. We have a combination of Konica and HP model printers. For the HP models that are capable of it doublesided priting works fine. I cannot get it to work ...
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CUPS - Force duplex printing

I'm using an Ubuntu server to provide network printing services for Windows clients (using CUPS). Printer is configured and working but if I print from a Windows client the "Default Options" ...
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Duplex printing not working anymore (Epson BX535WD)

I recently updated from 20.04 to 22.04 and I realized that my printer can't print duplex anymore. It worked flawlessly with 20.04 and the default printer drivers, but since a recent update in 22.04 it ...
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Print dialog does not have double-sided

I have a network printer which supports double-sided printing > lpoptions -p printer-name -l | grep Du ...
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Duplex Printing not working in ubuntu 21.10

duplex printing does not work in ubuntu 21.10 within applications like LibreOffice, Firefox or PDF-document viewer. I can select options like double side long edge/short edge, but it always prints ...
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Printing With Manual Duplex

I switched to Ubuntu, recently. I usually work with a printer that does not have support for automativ duplex (Canon MP495). I know the printer is old, but it works. I installed gnome-manual-duplex ...
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Can I print both side using gutenprint driver in canon ip2770?

I am using ubuntu 20.04 version and canon ip2770 printer. I installed gutenprint driver for printing (ran sudo apt install printer-driver-gutenprint in terminal). I would do duplex printing (manual) ...
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Duplex printing settings ignored when printing on Kyosera network printers via ipptool / cups

I have added several Kyosera network printers on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS via CUPS web admin console. They are all set up and working but double-sided printing settings are ignored and documents printed one-...
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Printing booklet A6 format

With pdfbook2 it is possible to convert a pdf from A4 format to one which one can print onto A4 format, but then fold the pages in the middle and get a booklet of A5 format. I would like to go one ...
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Install Gnome-Manual-Duplex in 20.04

Until I upgraded to 20.04 I used Gnome-Manual-Duplex to print front to back on my HP laserjet. However this package depends on python-gamin and python-cups which are no longer available in the repos. ...
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Printer ignores duble printing side in Evince and Libreoffice, but respecting it in Okular

Our new printer (Toshiba e_STUDIO 3515) ignores the printing side, printing always on the long side, whatever selected in the printing dialogue. Fine, but when I print two pages per sheet I prefer ...
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Epson XP-342 - Enabling manual duplex

I just installed an Epson XP-342 on my Ubuntu 18.10 system. I used Epson's drivers from here, the Epson website. Everything works fine (printing, scanning) apart from manual duplex. It is blocked ...
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Using duplex scan of HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

I'm having trouble understanding the process of getting the scanner of my HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 running completely on Ubuntu 17.04. Here is what I have done: I checked the hplip page for the printer. ...
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Can no longer set printer duplex option (but `lpr` works with duplex)

I can no longer set duplex and other printer options (Kubuntu 16.04). I have a Ricoh Aficio SP 4310N printer, with the matching driver selected as in the screenshots below. The only option I have ...
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duplex printing by HP1108 using HPLIP

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my system and I use HP p1108 laserjet printer. Before Ubuntu, I was using the same printer with Windows 10. The duplex printing(Printing on both sides of the page) was ...
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Duplex printing stopped working (Lexmark X543)

The duplex printing has been working before, but now it has stopped working when printing from ubuntu (it works fine if I print from my Mac). I have no idea what I might have tampered with in order to ...
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Printer works fine; refuses to print duplex

I've just reinstalled my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (ah, much better!). My Canon MG5350 can print duplex and I used this all the time on the old installation, just to save paper. But now it won't anymore and ...
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How do I make duplex printing the default in Firefox?

I have an HP Colour Laserjet 4650hdn (not sure if that matters) hooked up to my PC. It can print double sided, and I would prefer for it to print double sided. Every-time I print something from ...
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Duplex printing for Brother MFC-J870DW

I successfully (apparently) installed this printer using a driver specifically for this model downloaded from the Brother site, and am able to print, but although the printer is capable of printing ...
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Duplex printing with Samsung ML-2165W requires manual feed

I have a Samsung ML-2165W printer and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The printer works fine except for the duplex printing. Duplex printing requires to manually feed the paper after each printing, so if I ...
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duplex (double sided) print not available

I have a Brother HL-3150CDW printer, installed the driver from their website, and I can print fine, except that Duplex (double sided print) is not available. I've tried from a Windows computer and it ...
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Duplex printing gives punched holes in wrong place

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 ...
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Manually duplex printing using HP LaserJet P1106

I have recently brought HP LaserJet 1106 printer. I have installed it and it is working fine. But problem is I want to print on both side of the paper. But I am not getting any option to do that. I am ...
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Printing in booklet format

In the past I had a printer that had the booklet format option that would print the document two pages at a time ordered in a way that folding the whole printout would produce a booklet, half the size ...
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Printer Manual Duplex Emulation?

My printer have Emulated Duplex Mode under Windows 7. In which it says " Turn all Papers DownSide " . But my Printer Driver in Ubuntu doesn't support long edge and short edge Duplex Emulation. Its a ...
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Canon MG5300 series won't do duplex printing in 12.04

I upgraded an 11.10 32 Ubuntu to 12.04, and it has drivers that support the Canon MP5300 series (mine is a MG5320). The MG5320 will print duplex (two sides of one page), but not with the drivers that ...
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