Strange print behavior on some programs...

Peter N. Spotts pspotts at
Sun Feb 10 18:02:43 UTC 2008


I'm running Xubuntu 7.10 (fully updated) and am having some trouble with
printing emails out of either Claws Mail or Evolution. I can print out
of OpenOffice, Firefox, Acroread, Gedit. But with both email programs,
when I bring up the print dialog box, the programs freeze and I have to
restart them. I've tried reinstalling the printer (an HP Deskjet 6540),
but that didn't help. And it happens regardless of
session/window-manager combo -- Xfce4, Gnome, Fluxbox, Openbox, etc.
Seems kind of odd that these two programs would be the only two that
hang up on print, but hey, whadda I know?

Thanks in advance for any guidance...

With best regards,


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