OpenOffice insert graphics, print and sometimes save=frozen client

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at
Mon Sep 17 04:38:54 BST 2007

But that doesn't explain the hard freezes a few of us reported when
students pasted several images into Impress even without printing.

On Sun, 2007-09-16 at 22:34 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 22:48:56 -0400, Todd O'Bryan wrote
> > Can you try it in Feisty to see if it's a problem that's been fixed in
> > Gutsy?
> I doubt Scott's results are the result of a fix in Gutsy.  David Trask also reported he
> can print my test documents without a hitch other than mouse movements getting a little
> choppy and the client running somewhat sluggish until the job is dispatched to the
> printer (5-10 seconds worse case?).  I can also reproduce Scott and David's success with
> higher memory printers (HP4550N and a Ricoh CL2000, I think both are 4MB-8MB as compared
> to a HP4000N's 2MB).  At this point I am leaning towards low memory networked printers
> being the problem and the freeze resulting when printer memory is exceeded.  I will also
> try attaching a HP4000 directly to a machine and sharing it, then printing from a
> client.  My guess is that the machine acting as a print server will be able to cache the
> print job for the printer and the client will be able to go on its merry way.....we'll
> see :-)
> I have an issue with jumbled graphics when printing images on the 6020p, but I think
> that is related to a separate issue affecting just the 6020p.
> Jim

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