HP 1020, text positioned incorrectly

Bug #367832 reported by Sprax on 2009-04-27
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Bug Description

The printer starts printing roughly 2 cm or 1 inch above the paper, resulting in text being lost.

While the printer will not install automatically, it can be installed using the procedure below:

1) $ sudo apt-get install hplip-gui

2) Remove the printer via http://localhost:631 or (xubuntu settings->printing)

3) Install the printer with
"$ hp-setup

4) Run the HPLIP toolbox in Admin or Settings menu

5) Go to the actions tab for your printer and "Download Firmware"

Sprax (sprax-567) wrote :

Changing media size does not help.

Sprax (sprax-567) wrote :

Problem solved! (kind of)

Changing paper size in OpenOffice, through printer configuration or through the web interface does NOT work. However, manually editing /etc/papersize to replace "letter" with "A4" solves the problem!

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