HP CP2025

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[mlapier@peach ~]$ rpm -qa | grep hplip hplip-common-3.14.6-3.el6.x86_64
[mlapier@peach ~]$ rpm -qa | grep cups cups-1.4.2-74.el6.x86_64
[mlapier@peach ~]$

CentOS release 6.8 (Final)

I’ve been able to print to this printer with no issues, until this evening. When I tried to send a print job the job just sat in the print queue. I killed the job and deleted the printer, then re-installed the printer using the Printer configuration tool found under System/Administration/Printing.

I’ve tried all manner of settings, both on the Libre Office document and in the Printer configuration tool. Now I can print to the printer but I
cannot get the printer to print in Landscape orientation. Only portrait orientation comes out no matter what settings I choose.

I’ve done a bit of Google work but I find nothing that appears applicable to my specific issue of not getting landscape prints no matter what setting I choose.

The HPLIP web site says the latest version of hplip for my machine, RHEL
6 because they apparently have not heard of CentOS, is hplip-3.16.9_rhel-6.0.x86_64. CentOS does not have this version available in the repo.

What’s a guy to do? Windows should be this hard to work with, but not Linux.

^ ^ Mark LaPierre Registered Linux user No #267004

4 thoughts on - HP CP2025

  • “until this evening”…so that’s interesting.

    I’m also on CentOS 6.8 but 32-bit using the same hplip version. Normally I do printer setup with hp-setup, then use the web interface to cups to add it in to that environment.

    Also, add hp-systray to your startup apps if you haven’t already.

    Does portrait work with ANY other type of document — pdf, for example?

  • I have a brother printer and from libre office it ONLY prints protrait, no matter what I have tried. To get any landscape output I have to create a pdf of the document and then print that. No idea what the issue is, my suspicion is libre office has a glitch.

  • Very interesting. I have a 32 bit system on the network that can print the same document from Libre Office in landscape with no problem what so ever. My 64 bit machine does not want to hear it.

    I’ll try printing to pdf then print that. I’ll let you know what happens.

    ^ ^ Mark LaPierre Registered Linux user No #267004