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Hi Don,

Looks like that's your report :) So it's known and I think you're even a
commenter on it. It's been inherited from OOo it looks like.


On 02/14/2014 12:44 PM, Don C. Myers wrote:
Hi Malcolm,

I haven't had the same issue as described in this thread, but it may
be related. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and LibreOffice
presently. This situation has happened with all Ubuntu versions and
LibreOffice versions in the last at least year and a half, as I update
Ubuntu every 6 months, and update LibreOffice running the latest
stable version from The Document Foundation as they come out. It has
happened on at least 4 different printers. If I am printing multiple
copies of a document in LibreOffice, lets say 10 copies, LibreOffice
instead of sending 1 print job to the printer telling the printer to
make 10 copies, it sends 10 different print jobs to the printer
printing 1 copy of each. All other programs I run in Ubuntu send 1
print job for the multiple copies. I found this out by attempting to
print 50 copies of a two page document about a year and a half ago,
which overwhelmed the printer, and then Ubuntu. If I make a pdf of the
document, and then through the document viewer print 50 copies of the
same document, it sends one print job telling the printer to print it
50 times. So there is something with LibreOffice and printing in
Ubuntu at least, which works differently than all other Linux programs
I have used in Ubuntu.


On 02/14/2014 02:24 PM, Malcolm Moore wrote:
LO       connects to CUPS on start not when you want to print      
So if you have LO open for a while the connection to CUPS        will
time out. You need to set your CUPS timeout short        
enough        so that it will time out eventually but long enough so
that        CUPS doesn't drop the connection in normal use.

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