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2020

OpenPrinting News - July 2020

11 minute read       Author: Till     Date: July 10, 2020

We take comments! Students working in GSoC, GSoD, LFMP; libppd and pclmtoraster in cups-filters

OpenPrinting News - June 2020

4 minute read       Author: Till     Date: June 06, 2020

Renaming of CUPS Snap, cups-filters 1.27.5, GSoC 2020 coding period has started

cups-filters 1.27.5 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: June 05, 2020

Several fixes/improvements on cups-browsed, to correctly determine the CUPS server to attach to, to correctly create queues pointing to a second local CUPS i...

OpenPrinting News - May 2020

5 minute read       Author: Till     Date: May 18, 2020

7 students for GSoC; LP accepted for Google Season of Docs; OpenPrinting/PWG Meeting; Progress of our projects

OpenPrinting Summit/PWG Meeting 2020 approaching!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: May 03, 2020

The virtual OpenPrinting Summit/PWG Meeting will take place this week, from Tuesday, May 5 to Friday, May 8, Tuesday is OpenPrinting day

OpenPrinting News - April 2020

6 minute read       Author: Till     Date: April 10, 2020

5 students for GSoC; LP applies for Google Season of Docs; Progress of PAPPL, Driverless Scanning, and CUPS Snap, cups-filters license change

cups-filters 1.27.4 released!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: April 09, 2020

Bug fix release, several minor fixes and especially memory issues in cups-browsed

cups-filters 1.27.3 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: March 20, 2020

Bug fix release, fixing Ghostscript-based PDF page counting in foomatic-rip to work with all Ghostscript versions, building libfontembed tests with correct p...

OpenPrinting News - March 2020

10 minute read       Author: Till     Date: March 20, 2020

Virtual OpenPrinting Summit/PWG Meeting, LF Member Summit 2020 cancelled, Linux Foundation accepted as GSoC mentoring organization, PAPPL Printer Application...

cups-filters 1.27.2 released!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 28, 2020

Bug fix release, mainly to fix regressions cause by the zero-page-job-support implementation in foomatic-rip, also some code improvements in foomatic-rip and...

pyppd 1.1.0 released!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 26, 2020

Vastly reduced memory consumption when extracting a PPD file and incorporated the patches of the Debian/Ubuntu package

OpenPrinting mentoring on the Google Summer of Code 2020!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 20, 2020

The Linux Foundation got accepted as a mentoring organization for the GSoC 2020 and OpenPrinting as one of its sub-organizations will offer a wide variety of...

ippusbxd 1.34 released!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 19, 2020

This release is mainly to improve the DNS-SD advertising to equal the one of the network mode of the device and also to advertise its AirScan scanning capabi...

cups-filters 1.27.1 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 16, 2020

Bug fix release - All filters support zero-page jobs now, option and choice names in PPDs are changed to work around a bug in CUPS when generating IPP attrib...

OpenPrinting News - February 2020

8 minute read       Author: Till     Date: February 16, 2020

OpenPrinting on LF Member Summit 2020, GSoC 2020 preliminary mentors, Avahi localhost support finally accepted, projects moved to OpenPrinting GitHub, driver...

cups-filters 1.27.0 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: January 26, 2020

In this release cups-browsed does not need to know the port number of the CUPS daemon it is attached to any more when it connects via domain socket and many ...

OpenPrinting News - January 2020

5 minute read       Author: Till     Date: January 17, 2020

Driverless scanning and AirScan, ippusbxd problems solved, cups-filters 1.26.2 released, lots of bug fixes for cups-browsed, GSoC 2020 org application for th...

cups-filters 1.26.2 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: January 13, 2020

Bug fix release mainly to make cups-browsed correctly working with a CUPS daemon on a non-standard port, and also for cups-filters smoothly building with GCC...

cups-filters 1.26.1 released!

less than 1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: January 02, 2020

Bug fix release, to make the cups-browsed-generated local print queues actually work on all OS distributions and to get legacy (not actually designed for dri...

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2019

cups-filters 1.26.0 released!

2 minute read       Author: Till     Date: December 13, 2019

Feature release, cups-browsed and driverless utility use DNS-SD-service-name-based URIs for IPP print queues now, like CUPS does. cups-browsed handles print ...

OpenPrinting News - December 2019

8 minute read       Author: Till     Date: December 13, 2019

CUPS 2.3.1 and cups-filters 1.26.0 released, lots of improvements and fixes for cups-browsed and the “driverless” utility, OpenPrinting meeting in Mandi, Ind...

OpenPrinting Mini Summit at IIT Mandi, India

1 minute read       Author: Aveek     Date: December 13, 2019

On November 9 we had a meeting in India presenting the work of OpenPrinting at one of the universities where our Google Summer of Code students came from

cups-filters 1.25.13 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: November 29, 2019

Bug fix release, mainly to solve problems of cups-browsed, mainly for compatibility problems with some printers, leaks, and crashes. Also updated the PPD gen...

cups-filters 1.25.12 released!

1 minute read       Author: Till     Date: November 12, 2019

Bug fix release, to address a bug of grayscale jobs not printed on PostScript printers when Poppler is used as PDF interpreter, to allow printing on printers...

OpenPrinting News - November 2019

7 minute read       Author: Till     Date: November 06, 2019

The Linux Foundation applied for Google Code-In 2019 but did not get selected, future work of OpenPrinting should concentrate in Printer/Scanner Applications...

OpenPrinting News - October 2019

4 minute read       Author: Till     Date: October 08, 2019

Linux Plumber’s Conference 2019 with OpenPrinting Micro-Conference, first project ideas for Google Summer of Code 2020, Gutenprint as native Printer Applicat...

OpenPrinting News - September 2019

9 minute read       Author: Till     Date: September 03, 2019

End of Google Summer of Code 2019, Avahi, OpenPrinting web site work, CUPS 2.3.0 released, cups-filters 1.25.4, cpdb-backend-cups workaround for CUPS bug

Website is up

less than 1 minute read       Author: Dheeraj     Date: January 23, 2019

New website of openprinting is up and running as https://openprinting.github.io. Go check it out!

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