Tag: printers

  • D-Bus system services for print queues

    Further to the recent work on replacing hal-cups-utils, I’ve now split out the parts that use CUPS into a D-Bus system service. This allows udev to simply call the D-Bus methods and let the activated service deal with the potentially time-consuming bits. It also makes it a bit easier to get the SELinux security labelling…

  • Screenshots: system-config-printer 1.1

    As part of my work for Red Hat I’ve been working on the printing configuration program, system-config-printer.  Fedora 10 came with version 1.0 of this application, which provides a notification area print icon as well as the ability to configure printers, and I made the 1.1 version available earlier this year.  The most recent release…

  • Reporting ink levels

    I’ve just added support to system-config-printer for displaying ink and toner levels for printers.  It’s in the 1.1.x branch and will appear in 1.1.2.

  • Epson Stylus Photo 1270 versus pencil

    from Kith-Kin (via things magazine)