Archive for April, 2011

Using system-config-printer from D-Bus

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

One of the new features in system-config-printer-1.3 is that various dialogs are can now be invoked using D-Bus.  The details of this are in the file scp-dbus-service.py but here is a summary.

The general idea is that new instances of the New Printer and Printer Properties dialogs, as well as a single instance of the Job Applet, can be requested, and these are given their own object paths.  Each has its own simple interface.

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