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Re: set default print options on printer

On 2018-03-09, Gary Dale <garydale@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2018-03-08 11:46 AM, Curt wrote:
>> On 2018-03-08, Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Okular uses the default size setting in the PPD if nothing else overrides
>>> it. If it is offering A4, it is being informed of the "correct" size by
>>> something.
>> I was considering '/etc/papersize' as a possible culprit. I'm not sure
>> how the contents of that file (as well as the PAPERSIZE environment
>> variable, if it exists) articulates with CUPS' lpoptions and the default
>> size setting in PPD.
>> curty@einstein:~$ paperconf
>> a4
>> That's what I want (reflecting the contents of /etc/papersize here).
> /etc/papersize is set to letter. The paperconf command responds with 
> letter as well.

There seems to be a recent bug report concerning this issue (bug in underlying
QT library).


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