Since Firefox 50b1 duplex printing not working on Linux with postscript ppd.

UNCONFIRMED
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Status

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Core
Printing: Output
P3
major
UNCONFIRMED
11 months ago
11 months ago

People

(Reporter: Konstantin Shalygin, Unassigned)

Tracking

55 Branch
x86_64
Linux
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox57 wontfix)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

11 months ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0
Build ID: 20170816212843

Steps to reproduce:

If printer works with PCL driver - duplex works fine. How it look like:

Web page can be printed on two sheets. When user select duplex - page should be printed on one sheet of paper.


Actual results:

The page printed on the front side of two separate sheets of paper. Printer use duplex after each page, but don't print anything on second side.


Expected results:

The page printed on each sides of one sheet of paper.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

11 months ago
Additional info:

Version: Firefox 49.0.2
Result: PostScript with M225 - duplex okay, PCL with M1536 - duplex okay.
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFWMZBlMXAI

Version: Firefox 55.0.2
Result: PostScript with M225 - duplex failed, PCL with M1536 - duplex okay, PostScript with M1536 - duplex failed.
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFWMZBlMXAI


Tests with another applications:

Firefox 55.0.2 -> Save to PDF, then print on PDF viewer & PDR editor:

Version: Evince 3.24.1
Result: PostScript with M225 - duplex okay.
Version: LibreOffice Draw 5.4.0
Result: PostScript with M225 - duplex okay.


Environ:

HP LaserJet Pro MFP M225rdn / HP LaserJet M1536dnf MFP
Linux 4.12.8
gtk3-print-backends 3.22.18
CUPS 2.2.4
CUPS Filters 1.16.1
hplip 3.17.7
hplip-plugin 3.17.7
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Updated

11 months ago
Severity: normal → major
OS: Unspecified → Linux
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64
(Reporter)

Comment 2

11 months ago
Looks like Bug 1321999, but I don't have any junk on pref.js.
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Comment 3

11 months ago
Don't know why I can't edit my messages, but url to second video is wrong, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOwP1rlEcIE

Updated

11 months ago
Component: Untriaged → Printing: Output
Product: Firefox → Core

Updated

11 months ago
Priority: -- → P3

Updated

11 months ago
status-firefox57: --- → wontfix
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