Bug 382531 - Evince prints scrambled Fedora 8
Evince prints scrambled Fedora 8
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evince (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-14 09:32 EST by Ed
Modified: 2009-01-09 00:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 00:12:36 EST
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Description Ed 2007-11-14 09:32:54 EST
Description of problem:

Printer Lexmark 450dn, i686, Fedora 8 [ the box only has up to Fedora 6 ]
Can LPR PDF files to printer and works good.  

Evince prints documents scrambled, and the print preview also shows the document
scrambled.  The scrambling seems to take place after characters like @ / $ 
which I assume are some sort of control character.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
evince                  i386       2.20.1-1.fc8 

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Load a PDF document with $  % or //
Actual results:

Scrambled text, characters replaced with !%$$#

Expected results:

Unscrambled text -- reproduced normally.

Additional info:

It should be noted that the initial loading/view of the document shows it
correctly, only /print preview/ and actual /printing/ of the document yield the
scrambled characters.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 03:26:09 EST
This message is a reminder that Fedora 8 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 8.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.  At that time
this bug will be closed as WONTFIX if it remains open with a Fedora 
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 00:12:36 EST
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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