Where you set preferences in Windows is Printing Preferences, but in the Apple Ecosystem, and Linux/Unix you must go into CUPS
Just enable CUPS , then do this
Open a web browser and go to “127.0.0.1:631” , Then select “Printers” at the upper right
Then select the printer from the “Queue name” at the left
Change the dropdown box from “Administration” to “Set default options”
Choose your defaults, save and exit
How can I configure the printer driver for a WorkCentre 7970 under OS X so that jobs are printed as black-and-white unless the user explicitly chooses color?
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