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

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 08:15:55 PST 2011

On 03/11/2011 04:03 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>   4. Jockey not called by system-config-printer?
>      We seen some discrepancies in behaviour wrt the automatic printer
>      driver download depending on how the printer was "detected".
>      Connecting a USB printer worked fine.  Running newprinter.py from
>      the command-line is also okay.  However, when trying to add a USB
>      or network printer using system-config-printer nothing happened.
>      As in no attempt to have jockey download a driver was made.
>      I'll submit a bug report against system-config-printer later as I
>      don't have the details handy at the moment.

Tim, the patch to fix this (and which I have applied to the Ubuntu 
package) is attached./ Please apply it also upstream. Thanks.

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