Libreoffice not printing

Clyde E. Kunkel clydekunkel7734 at
Fri May 6 20:36:58 UTC 2011

On 05/06/2011 04:06 PM, Lawrence E Graves wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-05-06 at 15:14 -0400, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>> On 05/06/2011 10:47 AM, Lawrence E Graves wrote:
>>> I just finished a new install of Fedora 15 RC1 release and everything
>>> went well. However, I still am unable to print from Libreoffice and
>>> sometimes PDF files will not print. As explained yesterday, I am using a
>>> Brother MFC-J615W which was install correctly and printed a test page.
>>> The scanner part of printer installed correctly and works good. When I
>>> go to the Libreoffice writer and try to print from it it shows at the
>>> bottom of monitor that the connection was made but the printer is not
>>> responding.  I have pinged the printer and it is fine. This is rather
>>> strange because when I first install Fedora 15 Beta in April when it was
>>> first released, the printing from Libreoffice worked fine. This happen
>>> in the last week or so. If you have been following this thread, I have
>>> given all information requested of me.  If there is more needed, please
>>> let me know and I will be glad to respond.
>> Working here with Epson R300 on network lpd.  Tho one thing odd.  Set up
>> the printer (F15 updated), printed a test page.  Opened libreoffice and
>> tried to print a doc and no go.  Went thru diagnostics routine and
>> didn't find anything except queued up jobs with printer warning showing.
>>    Went to printer and it was turned off.  Now, either I dreamed the
>> whole setup sequence including turning off the printer myself, or the
>> first attempt with libreoffice turned off the printer.  At any rate, all
>> is well now.
>> --
>> Regards,
>> OldFart
> I am glad yours worked but I am still plagued with the problem. It still
> will not print. If that was the problem, I would be happy to deal with
> it. There just isn't any communication between Libreoffice and my
> printer.

Can you print from gedit?


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