Bug 115930 - important "sharing" functionality is missing from system-config-printer-tui
important "sharing" functionality is missing from system-config-printer-tui
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 88089
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-02-17 02:22 EST by Thomas M Steenholdt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:01:20 EST
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Description Thomas M Steenholdt 2004-02-17 02:22:41 EST
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Description of problem:
Functionality required to set up printer sharing using the
system-config-printer tools are only available in the GUI component.
This is a problem for a number of reasons.

1. Most systems, sharing printers are servers and server mostly
   doesn't even have X installed. Installing X just to get this
   functionality would be a shame.

2. Things are even worse because it seems impossible (pardon my
   posible ignorance) to modify the created configuration files to
   share whatever printer i want to share. And then have those
   manually added configuration settings kept across invocations of
   the system-config-printer tools. (or across printer system rpm
   updates, which seems to toss those things away as well)

This functionality is badly needed in the system-config-printer-tui
component for reasons laid out above.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. From a console launcs system-config-printer-tui
2. Try to set up a printer available to other machines on the network
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Actual Results:  Not possible

Expected Results:  Should be possible

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-02-17 07:31:02 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 88089 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:01:20 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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