Archive for September, 2007

JOIN ME!

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

I’ve created my first PledgeBank pledge!

IPP browser

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

I’ve added an IPP browser to system-config-printer, similar to the SMB browser. Screenshots below.

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Bournemouth Eye

Monday, September 24th, 2007


Bournemouth from above

Originally uploaded by cyberelk11
We went up in the Bournemouth Eye on Saturday. It’s a tethered helium-filled balloon that reaches 500 ft above the Central Gardens in Bournemouth. I’ve been wanting to go on it since we moved here!

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Testing duplex printing on Fedora

Monday, September 24th, 2007

It was a while before OpenOffice.org and Evince both worked correctly with the GTK+ print dialog in Fedora Core 6, and most of the problems were with duplexing and printing multiple copies. Intrigued by a message on the fedora-list mailing list complaining about problems with duplex printing, I decided to spend a bit of time checking for regressions.

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State of Fedora Printer Configuration

Monday, September 17th, 2007

I just wrote a short piece about how the Fedora CUPS administration tool (system-config-printer) works:

Abstract: This document aims to give a brief introduction to the CUPS administration tool that was written for Fedora Core 6, system-config-printer, and the current state of this tool’s development.

Read the full thing if you’re interested.