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    Re: driver for canon pixma mp280 printer

    Quote Originally Posted by LK_gandalf_ View Post
    I'm maybe very unlucky, but another serious issue I have is that I can only print with colours. Even if I manually choose the option "greyscale", it comes with colours.
    Do any of you have the same problem?
    Yes, I do have.
    I just started to install the printer, and noticed that any change in dpp or turning RGB colors to greyscale, does not print anything. Never had that problem before.

    Something to do with the new cups i saw flying by?

    Code:
    sudo dpkg -l | grep cnijfilter
    ii  cnijfilter-common                             3.70.1-0~23~precise1                    IJ Printer Driver for Linux.
    ii  cnijfilter-mp280series                        3.70.1-0~23~precise1                    IJ Printer Driver for Linux.
    Code:
    3.2.0-34-generic-pae #53-Ubuntu SMP Thu Nov 15 11:11:12 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

    edit, extra information

    With terminal -> system-config-printer no success either.

    Adding lines as described in https://harbhag.wordpress.com/2010/0...ies-on-ubuntu/
    printing in grayscale simply doesnot exist. Returning to the 3.40 drivers and editing like explained in this blog, is for me, untill now, the only way to print in grayscale.
    Last edited by freacert; December 6th, 2012 at 12:44 PM.

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