GNOME Printer setup tool

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Mon Sep 18 14:26:47 UTC 2017

On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Till Kamppeter
<till.kamppeter at> wrote:
> This we really cannot drop. It must be easily possible for a user to do:
> - Activate printer sharing in general (equivalent of "cupsctl
> --share-printers")
> - Share/unshare individual printers (add menu entry to gear menu of printer
> entry, or button in Printer Details dialog).
> If this is not possible, we would need to step back to
> system-config-printer.

You could drop GNOME from OnlyShowIn in system-config-printer.desktop
but that would end up with 2 things named "Printers" in the default
install, one for the g-c-c panel and one for s-c-p.

Or you could leave OnlyShowIn like it is, but add a button to the
g-c-c Printers panel to configure additional options. (This is similar
to the workaround we recently added to the Language panel.)

Either way, I think you would need a UIFe.

Till, can you take care of this issue?

Jeremy Bicha

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