Tag: cloud

  • Network printing

    It’s nearly two years since I wrote about session printing, in which the user doesn’t need to modify a locally running CUPS instance in order to print to a network printer. The main advantage of having printing running entirely in the user session is that no special privileges are needed. After all, all you need […]

  • Printing to Google Cloud Print from GTK+

    I’ve been working on a Google Cloud Print GTK+ print module. Google Cloud Print is a web service provided by Google that allows people to share their printers. In addition to being able to print to printers shared that way, there is a cloud equivalent of “Print to file” in the form of “Save to […]

  • Session printing

    There has been a discussion on the Fedora devel mailing list recently about user session printing: why that might be useful, and in what circumstances it makes sense. Where I can see it can make some sense to have printing entirely in the user session is for PDF printing to smart services hosted elsewhere: e.g. […]