I have a Cannon Pixma ip4300 printer connected to a Mac OS X system and shared using CUPS. I can print to this printer from my Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid workstation just fine, however when printing (specifically from Thunderbird) I don't have the option to print in grayscale or in "low quality"/"draft" mode. How can I enable these options to help save on printing costs?
Adding the following to the ppd file for the printer in
There are other possibilities - see e.g. http://www.gentooser.shekalug.org/2010/03/enable-the-grayscale-printing-in-a-canon-ip1800-with-cups/