[CentOS] how do I use only black ink?

Wed Apr 20 16:50:13 UTC 2016
Mike - st257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com>

On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 2:51 AM, Michael Hennebry <
hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:

> I have an HP Photosmart C3180 All-in-one.
> As I haven't had any need for color lately,
> when I last replaced ink, I only replaced the black cartridge.
> It didn't work, even when printing grayscale-only images,
> even when telling print-set-up grayscale-only.
> Is there a way to tell my printer to use only the black ink cartridge.
> My test image is a handmade postscript file
> that only use setgray to set the color.

Via the printer's settings options (GUI) and there should be a drop down
for color options (in the past I've set color, grayscale, black).

Or you could use lpoptions

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