Linux Printing Hacks

Do your color Open Office documents print out as Black & White? Convert them to PDF first, then print them using Evince (the default Gnome PDF viewer).

Are your PDF documents with over 50 pages not finishing, and overwhelming your printer? If you don't have access to the source, to break up your pdf file into chunks (say, 20 pages at a time), you can print faster and lighter, by converting to a PostScript file: