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PDF duplex printing not possible but Libre Writer offers duplex

I am using Windows 11 Brother DCP-L2510D - that supports duplex I am able to print duplex any document from Libre Writer Firefox but not from Acrobat Reader nor Foxit Chrome . I am not able to ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps resetting printing setting to "one side"

tl;dr Edge keeps changing printing settings to "one side" even though I have "both sides" sets at system level. Is there anything I can do to force it to "remember" this ...
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How to solve Half Duplex/Full Duplex issue

I'm really struggling here. Completely non-technical and trying to set up a Source Connect connection on my Macbook Air. I have an ethernet to USB-C adapter that is flashing amber on one side, solid ...
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unix shell: how to enable duplex printing?

when i print via shell like cat document.ps | nc 192.168.1.40 9100 it works, but without duplex. Can i pipe this through a unix command which enables duplex printing? There seems to be no real ...
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HP printer double-sided printing alignment issue (Deskjet 2330)

I've recently purchased a HP printer (Deskjet 2330) and tried to do double-sided printing (manual) on it from my Windows 10 laptop. Printing works fine, but the even-numbered pages (second batch) are ...
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Gigabit Ethernet full-duplex is actually 2Gbit/sec counting both ways?

My understanding is that gigabit Ethernet over twisted pair, 1000Base-T, is full-duplex by default. Does that mean that the actual bandwidth, can be 1 Gbit/sec in each way simultaneously, hence 2 Gbit/...
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Supressing duplex for single pages in PDF

I have several documents (PDF, source available), some of which have an odd number of pages. I'd like to merge them (no problem so far with pdftk) and make sure that each document begins on a new ...
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How do I have a second screen on a Apple laptop?

In windows XP you would right click on background, properties, settings, click on second screen. How do you do that for an Apple with HDMI?
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How can I have different margins in Libre Office Writer?

I need to write a document that will be printed front/back on multiple sheets that are then to be stapled together. I need to leave different margins depending if the page is even or odd, for one I ...
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double sided portrait document with landscape page

I have a document which is mostly portrait except for one page, near end. The document is meant to be printed double sided. When the printer encounters this landscape page it then is unable to ...
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Logic behind two sides print

I don't know where to ask this, but I don't get the logic of some programs when printing. I did try Acrobat Reader and Powerpoint and they behave the same. When I select two side printing, I get the ...
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Duplex printing issue - multiple copies print back-to-back rather than separately

I have a Dell H625cdw printer and currently have 2 up and doubled sided printing enabled. The issue - When we try and print 2 copies of a 5 page document, the second copy will start on the back of ...
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Keyboard buffer and CPU

Are modern computers use full-duplex or half-duplex communication between keyboard buffer and CPU or its mixed? If we are entering some commands in terminal i suppose that that is half-duplex because ...
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How do you auto-duplex on HP m277dw printer with Windows 10?

Various forums suggest setting the Duplex Unit to Installed on the Device Settings dialog to get the HP m277dw printer to print double sided. I have done this and it works if I manually flip the pages:...
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Using PCL3e escape sequences on an HP Officejet Pro 8630 to duplex on the long edge

I'm trying to print raw, plain ASCII text (e.g. IETF RFCs, which contain form-feed characters for automatic pagination) by sending it directly to port 9100 on my HP Officejet Pro 8630. The ...
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How do I print duplex on a P115w?

I'm going to buy a new P115w printer. With a Phaser 3155 I press the Reset button (triangle symbol) to print the other side after refilling the paper manually, however the P155w has only one button (...
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Simplex fiber from isp

I just got fiber, and I'm super happy! But recently I read about simplex vs duplex, and that simplex can only send data one way. And I noticed that there's actually only one fiber from my ISP, which ...
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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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How do I find out the duplex mode / speed of an ethernet interface under Linux?

I want to find out the duplex mode / speed of an etherenet interface or a bridge interface. And I want to change them also. I can not use tools like ethtool or mii because my system does not have a ...
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need command line to test duplex status on windows NIC cards

this woud be for windows 7 I tried the following powershell command get-wmiobject Win32_NetworkAdapter | foreach-object { get-wmiobject -namespace root/WMI -class MSNdis_macOptions -filter "...
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Print some pages duplex and some not

In Word (2007), is it possible to set some pages to print duplex and some not? For example, I'd like the title and contents to not be duplex, and then most of the rest of the document to be duplex. ...
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Why data rate must be "auto" while using Auto-MDIX?

I've just learned that ethernet port does not link up if you keep auto-MDIX working even if both speed and duplex is fixed (100 Mbps with full duplex, in my case) at both end. Wikipedia states as ...
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Hidden Router Speed Issues?

I have seen a lot of people complain online about their modems/internet speeds. I too have consistent problems with Comcast internet. However recently being involved with setting up new office ...
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Software printer [closed]

I need a "software printer" (if u know what I mean) that supports duplex printing. I'm testing a C# application. I have already tried Microsoft XPS Document Writer and Microsoft Office Document Image ...
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On Mac OS X 10.8.3 I cannot print single sided to my Canon iR C2880

I have installed the drivers here http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/office/color_imagerunner_copiers/color_imagerunner_c2550_c2880_c2880i_c3080_c3080i_c3380_c3380i_c3480_3480i for my C2880 and It ...
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How to disable ink management when printing duplex

I own a brother MFC-J6910DW printer. when printing one-sided pages, the colors are great (dark and saturated), but when printing duplex, the colors look faint (specially black, it looks grey-ish and ...
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How can I print two copies of a document in Word, one on each side of a single page?

I have a document I would like to print twice, once on each side of a single piece of paper. Currently, this is done with a two-page document set up to print two pages per sheet, and it is printed ...
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Print on both sides (duplex printing) by default in Excel 2010

Every time when I create new a document and Print using Ctrl + P, it sets the default to Print on one side. How can I change this option to Print on both sides by default? Also, if possible: how can ...
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How to print on both sides (Duplex printing) using HP ePrint

I am using HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn. I just started using HP ePrint, and I don't know how print on both sides of the paper using the HP ePrint. Please help me.
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Can no longer print in duplex with Adobe Reader X update

Since updating from Reader 9 (which usually let me print in duplex) to Adobe Reader X, I can no longer print in duplex. I have verified that my settings are correct for the printer, two-sided mode ...
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How to persistently configure port speed / duplex on a Billion 7800[n] router?

I have been struggling for a while with port speed / duplex mismatches between a Billion 7800 and Cisco 2924. The basic problem with the Billion is that neither the web interface nor the available ...
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Printable A5 booklet on A4 sheets from A5 pages using psutils, pstops and CUPS?

I want to create a CUPS printer queue which accepts books with A5 pages and automatically arranges them as booklets on A4 paper before printing them. Essentially, this is done wonderfully using the ...
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Most convenient way to get a "2up" (2 pages per physical page / sheet) option for LPR?

I'm looking for something similar to How to convert a 1 page PDF to a 2 page per sheet PDF?, but that works like LPR instead of a PDF file converter. This institution has a custom version of lpr that ...
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Printing PDFs directly from Finder in OS X

I'm looking for a way to print multiple PDF files directly from within Finder. I have a duplex printer (HP Color LaserJet CP2025) and I want to use duplex printing as default. Any suggestions? Here ...
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How to reset duplex settings for my printers in Fineprint?

When I print using Fineprint duplex feature for the first time with printer P1, Fineprint launch a wizard which helps me to set up the target printer. After a while, I want to re-config the duplex ...
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which laser color printer with duplex function works out of the box on ubuntu 10.04?

I'm searching for a printer with the following characteristics: network support (e.g. 10/100 Mbit) laser color duplex unit above features must work on Ubuntu 10.04 out of the box (<< that's why ...
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hp laserjet p2035 won't print second page of booklets

I bought WordPerfect X5 and installed it on both of my computers. The tower was running Windows XP and my laptop has Windows 7. Prior to X5 I was using WordPerfect 11 on both my tower and laptop ...
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Mac OS X duplex printing problem: one- vs. multi-paged documents

I like to print on pre-printed stationery using the Preview.app and a duplex-capable HP Color Laserjet 4700 (PostScript) printer. The print dialog handles one and two-paged documents differently: the ...
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Manual Duplex printing for Mac (and/or Linux)

My printers don't support automatic duplex printing. I'm looking for a solution for my Mac and Linux computers that I've seen with most Windows printer drivers: Check "Manual duplex" in the printer ...
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PDF booklet printing

I have a Samsung ML-2851nd printer (laser, duplex) When printing booklets from PDF files, what is best? Printing with "standard" Page Scaling from Reader, and selecting Booklet printing from the ...
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How do you check the current duplex value of a network card set to Auto negotiate in Windows?

I would like to know what duplex (half or full) my network card has negotiated with a switch when they are both set to auto configuration in Windows.