Complete the following steps to change your default printer setting. If you would prefer our IT technician to update these settings for you, submit a Help Desk Message through the Help tab of your customer portal.


  1. Navigate to the following link in a browser: localhost:631
  2. A page called CUPS 2.2.5 will appear. Hit the printers tab at the top of the screen.
  3. Find the printer with the Description of 192.16.16.5 and select the queue name for that device.
  4. From the Administration dropdown, select Set Default Options.
  5. Select Finishing tab from the options listed.
  6. In the Print Style dropdown, select preferred default printing style.
  7. Check all other settings to see if there are any others you would like to change.
  8. Under the Quality tab, you are able to change your default from color to black and white prints.
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and hit Set Default Options.
  10. Enter your computer credentials to save the changes.

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