{{{ lpr -o sides=two-sided-long-edge -o page-ranges=3-19 -o fit-to-page yourfilename }}} Explanation: *-o sides=two-sided-long-edge, print both pages *-o page-ranges=3-19, print pages from page 3 to 19, you can assign discrete pages, like 1,3,5,7-10 *-o fit-to-page, scale your file page to fit to paper page Put the following command in your //.bashrc// file (or //.bash_profile// on mac) {{{ alias lpr2='lpr -o sides=two-sided-long-edge ' }}} then you can always print for both pages, avoid typing it every time.