Printing multiple copies

Preston Kutzner shizzlecash at
Wed Dec 17 21:33:39 UTC 2008

On Dec 17, 2008, at 12:47 PM, Keith Clark wrote:

> Preston Kutzner wrote:
>> On Dec 16, 2008, at 11:38 AM, Keith Clark wrote:
>>> I have tried to print multiple copies of a document within  
>>> Firefox  and OO.o but I only get one copy printed no matter how  
>>> many I select  to print.
>>> Any ideas what could be wrong here? (Ubuntu 8.10)
>> I've been having the same problem since upgrading.  I'm having the   
>> problem both with the HP drivers (LaserJet 4250) as well as my  
>> Toshiba  drivers.  What I've found that works (and I believe this  
>> to be a work- around, as opposed to a solution) is to make sure  
>> "collate" is checked  in the print dialog.  If you have that  
>> checked, you should get your  multiple copies, even for 1-page  
>> documents.  I'm not sure what changed  in 8.10, as I never had this  
>> problem with previous versions of  Ubuntu.  I haven't been able to  
>> confirm whether this is a CUPS  problem, or a gnome-print problem.
>> HTH
> Perfect.  I'll give that a shot!

As a follow-up; this fix apparently only works with my HP printers.   
The Toshiba still doesn't print more than one copy of a document at a  

One question for you, does your printer happen to be a network  
printer.  Are you using IPP printing?

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