Bug 474453 - Please add gutenprint-cups to default installation
Summary: Please add gutenprint-cups to default installation
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: comps
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Jeremy Katz
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-12-03 21:39 UTC by Pavel Rosenboim
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:16 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-08-21 13:51:46 UTC

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Description Pavel Rosenboim 2008-12-03 21:39:31 UTC
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 19:15:43 UTC
Doesn't gutenprint-foomatic cover this?

Comment 2 Pavel Rosenboim 2008-12-05 19:37:14 UTC
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 11:39:22 UTC
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 11:40:47 UTC
This issue goes back to (at least) Fedora 9.

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Comment 6 Tim Waugh 2009-08-21 09:20:58 UTC
(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 13:51:46 UTC

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