Bug 160416 - Can't set paper tray with printer
Can't set paper tray with printer
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-print (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2005-06-14 19:03 EDT by Dax Kelson
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:43 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: libgnomeprint22-2.12.1-9.fc6
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Last Closed: 2007-01-23 13:30:54 EST
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Description Dax Kelson 2005-06-14 19:03:09 EDT
Description of problem:

Fedora Core v4 final

I have a postscript printer with multiple trays. I have the PPD file for the
printer and I installed it with the following command.

lpadmin -p lp126 -E -P /tmp/lp126.ppd -v http://lp126.gurulabs.com/printer/

The printer shows up and I'm able to see and use all the trays and options when
printing with OpenOffice or KDE's kprinter.

However, when I use the GNOME print dialog and go to the "Paper" tab, the botton
option: "Paper Tray" is greyed out and reads "No options are defined".

So, to re-cap, other printing software is able to communicate with CUPS and get
a proper list of paper trays, but not GNOME.

I was expecting this to work. Another data point. I had a highly tweaked FC3 box
that I rebuilt rawhide gnome 2.10 RPMS for from the April '05 timeframe and
installed. With the rebuild rawhide gnome 2.10 RPMs, the Paper Tray setting
started working on that FC3 box.

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Comment 1 Dax Kelson 2005-06-14 19:04:43 EDT
BTW, I also deleted the printer with "lpadmin -x lp126" and re-added the printer
using system-config-printer (I imported the PPD file using s-c-p too). No change.
Comment 2 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 05:19:14 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 3 Dax Kelson 2007-01-23 13:30:54 EST
It works fine in FC6

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