linuxconf all changes logs

linuxconf all changes logs

Change log index

Version 1.18r5

Enhancements

Module printer: new

This is a new module, compatible with RedHat printtool. The author will probably do a separate announce.

Version 1.21

Enhancements

Module printer: various enhancement

May the author step in please :-)

Version 1.21r2

Enhancements

Module printer: many enhancements

The module now defines one privileges per queue. So you can name co-administrator. They are allowed to control the queue. They can stop printing, queuing, restart the daemon and remove jobs.

The big option menu was turned into a popup (in GUI mode). The queue list now present the queue name, queuing status, printing status and the number of job in the spool. Further, the list is updated every 3 seconds, so you can see how things are going.

THe old printconf module has been deleted from the source tree.

Version 1.21r6

Enhancements

Module printer

The module was enhanced. From modules/printer/printer.cc source:

  • LPRng support
  • PPA drivers properly supported.

Version 1.21r7

Enhancements

Module printer: test dialog

The module let you send ASCII and Postscript page to test the printer configuration. Thanks to Daniel Mealha Cabrita from Conectiva Linux.

Version 1.22

Bug fixes

Module printer: few fixes and enhancements

Various bug fixes were done. Printer with alias names (in /etc/printcap) are properly supported while sending test pages. Some glitches were fixed in the filter selection. The queue manager was fixed to support LPRng as well.

Version 1.23

Enhancements

Module printer

The module does few more things for LPRng (use lpd_bounce on remote queue for one). Also it better supports printer definition with name aliases.

Version 1.23r1

Enhancements

Module printer: enhancements

You can specify the spool directory if needed. The network authorization menu only appears when running with old BSD lpr package since it is not needed with LPRng.

Version 1.24r2

Enhancements

Module printer: bug fix and enhancements

The module presents the information window as a stand-alone one instead of folded in the treemenu layout.

A bug was fixed when creating a printer queue with a different name than the suggested one.

Version 1.24r5

Enhancements

Module printer: various cleanups

The module was reworked so we can do a gurus for it without by reusing most of the code.

Version 1.24r9

Enhancements

Module printer

You can select the default printer when using LPRng.

Version 1.25r5

Enhancements

Module printer: per distributions permissions

The module now creates print-filter configuration scripts using per distribution permissions. This was made general enough so other module may use the same trick. It uses the resources system (*.paths file) to map a logical permission to a real one. CONFIG_FILE object now accept permissions in both forms.

Version 1.25r7

Enhancements

Module printer: search dialog when too many printers

The printer list dialog was modified slightly so a search prefix is presented when the list grows to some limit (60 by default). The list should be sorted ideally...

Version 1.26r2

Enhancements

Module printer: virtual registry

The module now support the virtual registry, thanks to Tim Young.

Version 1.26r4

Enhancements

Module printer: using the virtual registry

Thanks to Tim Young, we can now use the virtual registry to add, configure and delete printer queue definition.

Version 1.27r5

Enhancements

Module printer

GUI column sorting was applied to the queue management.

Version 1.29

Bug fixes

Module printer: queue management

The queue managemant was improperly parsing the output of the lpq command. It was not presenting print job information properly and sometime, not at all.