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Old 09-18-2005, 01:10 PM   #1
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Where do i set draft printing rather than default?

I guess the title says it all.

I'm using Ubuntu + KDE ( i use KDE). The printing isn't particularly slow but i don't need perfect black letters and would rather have a system-wide draft setting like i used to have in Mandrake. Thing is, i can't find where to set it.

Please help.
Old 09-20-2005, 10:39 AM   #2
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since you use KDE open a browser and in the url with the printer on type
localhost:631 and press enter it should take you to CUPS and allow you to do various settings.

IMHO create 2 printers one called draft and one called HQ and adjust the settings for each to reflect the fast and poor output or the slow and hi quality output


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