Archive for April, 2008

Proxy authentication

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

I just submitted a samba patch to add support for proxy authentication to the CUPS ‘smb’ backend. This makes printing to Windows shared printers a little bit better: instead of having to set the user name and password as part of the CUPS print queue definition, jobs requiring authentication details can now collect them from the user who submitted the job.


0.9.90 release, heading towards 1.0.0

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

I’ve just released system-config-printer 0.9.90, a stepping-stone on the way towards a 1.0.0 release.