Month: July 2007

  • CUPS 1.3b1, CUPSDDK 1.2.0

    I’ve updated CUPS in Fedora devel to the 1.3b1 beta package. The cups-1.3-0.b1.2.fc8 build has support for Kerberos and DNS-SD (Bonjour/Zeroconf). The most recent build of selinux-policy is needed to get zeroconf working.

  • Watching the electricity meter

    When the electicity bill comes, I usually phone up to give a meter reading. They use an estimated reading, but I like to keep it accurate in order to avoid any surprise charges at the end of the year. Last July I decided to jot down those readings myself in a spreadsheet, and take my…

  • Smolt: where are the printers?

    Just read about Smolt statistics, and it looks like it has the potential to be useful for making sure commonly used devices work well with Fedora. I just wish the printer devices page had useful information in.

  • CUPS bought by Apple

    The CUPS web site has announced that Apple has purchased CUPS and hired its main developer Michael Sweet.

  • GPL Ghostscript 8.60 snapshot in Fedora devel

    I’ve built a snapshot of the new GPL Ghostscript in Fedora devel, due to popular demand. It’s a snapshot from the SVN repository.  Hopefully it will fix a lot of the problems that the ESP branch was stuck with.