Month: May 2012

  • Some benefits of printerd

    Recently I talked about a new print spooler under development, printerd. In that post I mentioned briefly how printerd is structured, but did not go very deeply into why or what the project is for. Firstly, printerd is experimental and is very far from being a functional print spooler. It doesn’t yet run any filters, […]

  • Announcing printerd

    For the last few weeks I’ve been working on an experimental new print spooler called printerd. It was designed in collaboration with Richard Hughes and it aims to be a modern print spooler for Linux. It is a polkit-enabled D-Bus system service, written using the GLib object system. Although modelled on concepts from IPP (Internet […]