HP colorLaser jet pro mfp m180nw only prints in very small images

Asked by Patricia Klucas on 2019-11-29

I have Linux Mint 19.1 and HP colorLaser jet pro mfp m180nw. I try to print and it tells meto load the paper #1 which is already loaded and then it gives me the only option as to print with "available media. The print comes out only 1" x 3" when it should fill the page. What am I doing wrong?

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brian_p (claremont102) said : #1

I have no idea what is going on with your system, which is likely using
the HPLIP drivers. However, you can test without them as follows:

Have the device on the network and execute the command

driverless

This gives you a URI. Substitute in

lpadmin -p m180 -v URI -E -m everywhere

and try a test print with

lp -d m180 /etc/nsswitch.conf

How do you go with your issue?

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Brian.

brian_p (claremont102) said : #2

Feedback is always useful for other users.

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Brian.

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