[Printing-architecture] Ubuntu Natty the first distribution which does automatic download of binary printer driver packages

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 13:06:29 PST 2011


On 02/25/2011 10:26 PM, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-02-25 at 13:40 +0100, Till Kamppeter wrote:
>> Tim, is there a new way to test the driver selection and
>> automatic-download for a given device ID without needing to modify the
>> code of system-config-printer and without having the appropriate printer
>> physically? Or do I need to re-develop this feature?
>
> Use: python newprinter.py --with-uri URI
> (requires current git master... I'll do a 1.3.2 release in a week or so)

Unfortunately, this testing mode does not work. I have fixed it, 
including the possibility to supply device IDs. Patch attached.

    Till
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