Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 163059
Completed jobs shown in print "queue"
Last modified: 2008-02-27 06:52:58 EST
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Description of problem:
Print jobs sent to the printer do not leave the print queue.
This is a dupe of an old bug I can't find.
It's really annoying, because it clutters up the print queue.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Need more information than this! How are you viewing the print queue, for example?
Created attachment 116679 [details]
screenshot of print status
Good point. I wanted to at least get something logged for me to fill in later.
When I print a document, I *expect* (and this may be the problem) for the print
queue to tell me it's printing my document, then to either disappear, or wait a
short while and then disappear. It doesn't.
Attached is a screenshot.
Please ignore all of the screenshot apart from the "Completed" line. The other
lines appear for my other bug.
I've seen that myself too. 'lpstat -o' shows no jobs, so CUPS is working
correctly. It's the GUI app (eggcups?) that is not.
I'm not entirely sure I understand what's going on here. Can you clarify?
Is this a request for completed items to be periodically expunged from the list?
Or is this a request for the print queue icon to disappear after a while of not
being used? Or is there a bug where items in the list are finished but the
status says they are not?
The gui shows printed jobs in the print queue
It would be good if "Completed" job were not shown (after all, they're not in