Tag: Software

  • More D-Bus goodness in system-config-printer

    Previously I’ve described the D-Bus activation of dialogs in system-config-printer-1.3.  That D-Bus interface has been extended to help improve GNOME. Fedora 15 has been released for a little while now, including GNOME 3.  One of the great new features in this release of GNOME is the System Settings window.  It is easily accessed from the…

  • system-config-printer 1.2.0

    I’ve just released the first version in a new stable branch of system-config-printer.  The changes are listed below.

  • Fedora Updates can be revised

    Fedora package developers very often submit a test update for a package, get some feedback on it, then submit another test update incorporating further fixes.  This resets the “karma” back to zero, as well as making search results for packages in the Fedora Update system very cluttered. Did you know that you can edit an…

  • Mapping encrypted volume groups to disk partitions

    I’m about to try installing a Fedora 12 test image onto the spare disk partition in this computer, but it’s taken me a while to work out which partition actually is spare. The reason: most of my filesystems are in logical volumes on LUKS-encrypted devices. So, for my own reference as much as anything else,…

  • CUPS cancelled jobs showing up in the queue

    The newest stable branch of CUPS, 1.4, has a different job cancellation behaviour (hey, two words in a row spelt differently in American English!) than 1.3 did.  If you have cancelled a job but it still appears in the job queue, this might explain why.