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Bug 132845 - Default printer naming is different than HAL
Default printer naming is different than HAL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-09-17 15:09 EDT by John (J5) Palmieri
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 07:35:07 EDT
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Description John (J5) Palmieri 2004-09-17 15:09:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
The default names for the printer queues are different between
system-config-printer and hal_lpadmin.  This causes two printer queues
to come up when configuring a printer via Kudzu on boot and when it is
detected by HAL.  system-config-printer should move to using hal's
format because it is more descriptive.  Hal's format is as follows:

<printer model>-<usb port number>

The model is converted to lowercase and whitespace is converted to dashes.

If it makes it easier the usb port number can be changed to the usb
device number.  I like port number better because if you plug the
printer into the same port each time you will get the same number.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure a printer with kudzu on boot


Actual Results:  you will see two configured printers queues.

Expected Results:  One printer queue.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-09-30 07:35:07 EDT
We don't know the port number at the time the name is generated.  You
can specify the name yourself though, using --Xadd-local --name ...

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