[ubuntu-uk] Recommendations for a printer? HPLIP

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Wed Jan 4 20:22:47 UTC 2012

On 04/01/12 20:00, Andy Braben wrote:
> 2012/1/4 Juan J. <reidrac at usebox.net>
>> On Wed, 2012-01-04 at 18:10 +0000, Andy Braben wrote:
>> > [...]
>> >
>> > Is that not worth a bug report? HPLIP package not kept up to date on
>> > automatic updates?
>> That's a very good point. There's a policy about updates after a
>> release:
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates
>> Should HPLIP be listed in the special cases? Well I think it probably
>> should as the wiki above says:
> For Long Term Support releases we regularly want to enable new hardware.
> Such changes are appropriate provided that we can ensure to not affect
> upgrades on existing hardware. For example, modaliases of newly introduced
> drivers must not overlap with previously shipped drivers.

Does that mean that a 'special message' or whatever may need to appear
on screen in certain circumstances - for example - the previous
version needs to be remove before install of the later version?

alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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