All print jobs held in queue

asked 2015-10-18 19:58:39 +0100

Phlipw gravatar image

updated 2015-10-20 13:30:37 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

All Writer print jobs queued from LibreOffice stall in the print queue in a Held state and eventually are aborted.

Releasing the job causes it to immediately abort.

The odd thing is that no other application is having any problem printing. I can print a test page, I can print from a web browser. The problem seems to be isolated to LibreOffice.

Printer: Canon MX700 network printer Description: Canon PIXMA MX700 URI: bjnp://10.0.0.3 Make and Model: Canon PIXMA MX700 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.10 Simplified Printer State: Idle - Ready to print.

OS: Linux antec 4.1.7-200.fc22.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Sep 14 20:19:24 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

LibreOfficeInfo:

Version: 4.4.5.2 Build ID: 4.4.5.2-8.fc22 Locale: en_US.utf8

CUPS info: V2.0.3

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With continued testing I've discovered that the problem reproduces with the command line lpr command with a simple text file.

Phlipw gravatar imagePhlipw ( 2015-10-19 14:45:58 +0100 )edit

...in that case the issue is within your computer system rather than to do with LO.

Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2016-03-16 22:11:43 +0100 )edit

I've run into similar issues on my Linux system. The "fix" was always to clear the print queue and then, for me, access the print server (CUPS) to ensure the printer is "IDLE". Then printing seems to work.

c64whiz gravatar imagec64whiz ( 2016-06-01 06:24:26 +0100 )edit

Same problem, even although printer is 'idle'. Problem only occurs, as far as I can tell, with LO and command line lpr.

Pansmanser gravatar imagePansmanser ( 2017-04-19 17:50:32 +0100 )edit