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LibreOffice Snap package doesn't list the system printers [closed]

asked 2017-09-23 16:15:16 +0100

VosaxAlo gravatar image

updated 2020-10-18 16:05:45 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have installed on my system Ubuntu 16.04 the following version of LibreOffice snap: libreoffice 5.3.4.2 / 21 / canonical

The problem is that when I want to print a document, only a "Generic Printer" is listed. No one of the printers of my system is listed. So, I can't actually print anything. How can I setup the snap version of LibreOffice, so that it can "see" my printers?

Thank you

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Jim K gravatar imageJim K ( 2017-09-23 17:25:40 +0100 )edit

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answered 2017-10-18 12:41:19 +0100

Use snap connect libreoffice:cups-control :cups-control

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Thank you. It works perfectly.

VosaxAlo gravatar imageVosaxAlo ( 2017-10-20 10:06:28 +0100 )edit

Please don't use "Answer" to post feedback that is not an answer to (your own) question. Users that would look for a similar questions would expect to find useful information in answers there.

Please use "comments" for that; and also please mark correct answer (using checkbox to the left) to indicate that the question does have been answered correctly (that also helps others). Thank you.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-10-20 10:30:19 +0100 )edit

with enough karma, bottom right of answers one has a control to convert answers to comments. And comments have a link to convert to answer. Great stuff here :)

cornouws gravatar imagecornouws ( 2017-10-20 13:32:23 +0100 )edit

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