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LibreOffice will not prompt for credentials when printing to a CUPS printer [closed]

asked 2014-06-20 16:42:57 +0200

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updated 2015-09-04 02:48:13 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi, I'm currently trying to print to a CUPS printer on a windows domain print server. This is working fine in every other app in Lubuntu (leafpad, firefox etc etc). When printing a CUPS username/password box prompts for network credentials to pass onto the printer. For some reason this does not happen in LibreOffice. I have seen a couple of bugs regarding this issue that were last posted about over a year ago which said the problem was LibreOffice. Can anyone confirm? Thanks.

Lubuntu 14.04 LibreOffice 4.2.5.2

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answered 2014-06-21 02:37:14 +0200

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Appears to be a known bug. Related reports are fdo#48414 (closed as a duplicate) and fdo#53029. It has evidently been a problem since at least v3.5. Earlier versions of OOo are reported (in the second report) as providing the necessary authentication dialog.

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I'd spotted the fdo#53029 bug, I was surprised it's been an issue that no-one seems to be looking at after a year or more. I have been unable to get any version to work sadly.

pmposse gravatar imagepmposse ( 2014-06-23 14:30:21 +0200 )edit

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