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Problems printing PDF

Post by Zweitaktmotor » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:20 am

Hi guys,

I know this has been discussed in another thread here: ... 26#p570461

but the discussion is almost a year old and apparently no solution was found.

With about 50% of PDF files I am trying to print, I only get the first page and then the second one says:

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I found that the only way round is to "Print to PDF" (not "Print to file") then open the resulting file from the Home directory and print this one.

It does not happen with other file types, only with PDF.

My printer is a Brother MFC-9320CW and used to work fine until last summer when the problem cropped up after an update.

As I said, I have a workaround, but wanted to flag this problem up again.

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Re: Problems printing PDF

Post by cudBwrong » Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:54 pm

I have seen similar issues, in my case running debian wheezy / mate desktop / evince

I was able to resolve it by installing okular, the kde pdf viewer/editor. It required many other packages, but it seemed happy running under Mate and it printed just fine.

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Re: Problems printing PDF

Post by Pjotr » Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:20 pm

A solution without many extra software packages being pulled: xpdf. xpdf is an extremely lightweight pdf reader, and also extremely efficient and reliable. No eye candy, it just delivers. :mrgreen:
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