Bug 474453 - Please add gutenprint-cups to default installation
Please add gutenprint-cups to default installation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2008-12-03 16:39 EST by Pavel Rosenboim
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-08-21 09:51:46 EDT
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Description Pavel Rosenboim 2008-12-03 16:39:31 EST
Description of problem:
Please make gutenprint-cups package installed by default. Without it, many canon and epson printers (for example, all canon pixma series printers) will not be recognized automatically.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2008-12-05 14:15:43 EST
Doesn't gutenprint-foomatic cover this?
Comment 2 Pavel Rosenboim 2008-12-05 14:37:14 EST
No, many drivers are missing (Canon Pixma series is what I was looking for) until I installed gutenprint-cups.
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2008-12-08 06:39:22 EST
This is because the main foomatic package does not have entries for these printers, but the gutenprint-foomatic kit does not include any printers at all (only the driver and its options) so as to avoid conflicting.

Needs further analysis.
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2008-12-08 06:40:47 EST
This issue goes back to (at least) Fedora 9.
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Comment 6 Tim Waugh 2009-08-21 05:20:58 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
> Doesn't gutenprint-foomatic cover this?  

No, it doesn't, and it can't.  We should install gutenprint-cups instead of gutenprint-foomatic.
Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2009-08-21 09:51:46 EDT

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