Aug 20, 2012

Incorrect Printing Top Margin in Ubuntu 11.10

The driver hpcups 3.11.7 for some HP printers (model LaserJet P2055dn, LaserJet p4014dn, LaserJet P4015, LaserJet m1522nf MFP, LaserJet 1150, LaserJet 2035n, LaserJet 3030, LaserJet 4350dtn) has a bug that causes incorrect top margin in output. Specifically, the top margin is clipped. Choosing auto scale can only partly solve the issue, if the below update is not available.
in a terminal:
right-click your printer and choose property > job options > toggle scale to fit
The 3.11.5 or 3.11.10 versions all fixed the bug. Unfortunately, hpcups 3.11.7 comes with Ubuntu 11.10. Many may have encountered it. Update HPLIPS can resolve the problem. It's in the recommended updates.

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