Printer still not working with LibreOffice, etc.
On 06/13/2011 04:31 PM, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 12:29 +0200, Antonio M wrote:
>> 2011/6/13 Lawrence E Graves<firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> Fedora 15 is still flushing my printer.
>>> Lawrence E Graves<email@example.com>
>> a lot of informations from your post ;-)
>> I doubt that anybody can help you....at least make and model of
>> printer, I suggest
> Actually - I had an offline conversation with the OP.
> This is a legitimate issue. He has a printer (I believe a Brother MFC
> series - don't remember which), that has been configured on F15 x86-64
> on a USB port. Launching a test print job from from the Printer
> Configuration applet produces a properly formatted test page.
> Attempting to open and print a document from LibreOffice does nothing.
> According to the system messages, the print job clearly spools to the
> print queue, but the printer seems to be just flushing the print job and
> doing nothing, but it is apparently not returning any errors other than
> a "Successfully Printed" message (which, clearly did not happen).
> I would hazard to guess that, since printing from LibreOffice to my HP
> OfficeJet 6500 series printer works, that this issue may be with the way
> LibreOffice and the Brother Print drivers are (not) working together.
> Just a thought anyway.
I suppose a workaround would be to export as PDF then print from the PDF
app, but that really stinks. I had issues with libreOffice crashing
when trying to print, but some update recently seems to have fixed that.
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