Tag: printing

  • Printing Test Day this Thursday

    This Thursday (March 25th) is when a Printing Test Day is being held for Fedora.  This is an opportunity to check that printing will work with your printer in Fedora 13, and to help find bugs to be fixed before release date. One of the new features in Fedora 13 is the automatic installation of…

  • PolicyKit and printing

    The latest release of Fedora allows more flexibility with configuring print queues and managing print jobs. This is because it is now able to use PolicyKit to do these things, which means you get to choose when and whether users should be prompted for authentication when performing administration tasks on printers or jobs. The implementation…

  • Fedora 11 test updates for printing

    Fedora 11 is finally out. The bad news is that there are several known issues (well, known now) with printing. Unfortunately I was tied up with PDF-related security fixes for several months and did not have the time I wanted to spend on polishing Fedora 11.

  • 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…

  • system-config-printer 1.1.0

    I just made system-config-printer-1.1.0 available.  Below are some of the changes compared to 1.0.12.