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I am sorry you are not getting any help. I wonder it it is an isolated issue for Fedora 16. If people have not see this happen before, it is hard to figure out what is causing it.

I have never had any issue with Ubuntu 10.04 and HP Color Laserjet 2600n. It has been a few years since I has a Laser 4 with postscript, but there has to be others out there that use Fedora/Red Hat and your printer model.

I cannot get LO to do the duplexing on my Epson printer. I end up printing the file out to a PDF file, then print it out with the default PDF viewer and it will work with the duplexing.

So is there any issues with printing/exporting the file to PDF then printing it out to your printer? Do your file require Postscript printing instead of HP default printer language?

On 01/24/2012 12:44 AM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
<Twice I tried to send this to the new list, and both times it bounced.
I give up on the new list.>
<OK, old list now working either. Trying a third "new" list.>

Libreoffice 3.4.4 on Fedora 16, x86_64.
Printer: Laserjet 4M+ (Postscript Level 2)

I used OOo for many years and never had this problem until I switched
to Libreoffice.

Whenever I print to this printer I must remember to go into Properties>
Options>  Device and change the print type from PDF to Postscript. If
I do not the text will fail to be kerned according to the font metrics;
that is, a proportional font will be spaced as though it was a
monospace font.

All other applications print fine. There is no setting for this in the
driver, which uses a PPD file.

I looked everywhere for a setting to set it to use Postscript as the
default, but I can't find it.

It is extra work to have to change this setting all the time. And
usually I forget to change the setting and have to print the page again
after I realize that I forgot. This is very annoying, and it wastes
paper, toner and electricity.

I really hope someone can tell me how to change the default behavior,
else I will have to remove Libreoffice and reinstall OOo.

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