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Old 10-18-2018, 07:30 PM   #1
Khummel
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Libre Office documents text do not print on Epson WF-3520 printer. Pages are blank


I cannot get my printer to print Libre Office documents. All I get are blank pages with some color around the borders. I have gone into the settings to print in black text only but I still cannot get the page to print properly.

My system runs on Linux 4.15.0-1-amd64, compiled on Debian 4.15.4-1-mx 17+ 1, on distribution MX 17 Horizon

Last edited by Khummel; 10-20-2018 at 09:43 AM. Reason: Add technical details on my operating system
 
Old 10-18-2018, 08:14 PM   #2
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Do other documents (say, from a text editor and an image editor) print successfully?

What distro/version/desktop environment are you using?

If you have not done so, you may want to read this: https://www.linuxquestions.org/linux...Ask_a_Question

You could try starting LO from the command line and printing something. It's possible some helpful error message might appear in the terminal.

Oh, and welcome to LQ.

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Old 10-18-2018, 08:28 PM   #3
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Is the printer setup?

As Frank, said, without knowing minor details how can we help....
 
Old 10-18-2018, 08:50 PM   #4
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Hi & Welcome to LQ.

When my printer wouldn't print I tried 3 things but I honestly don't know which thing I tried made the pages print correctly.
(trial and error)

I went into the printer setting and re-aligned the printer and cleaned the print heads. Took the printer off line on the cups website and than re-added the printer. And lastly I unplugged the printer completely and reset it.

Are your ink cartridges low?
 
  


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