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2022

OpenPrinting News - September 2022

23 minute read

Printer Application Snaps under Windows, OpenPrinting MC, OSS, Ubuntu Summit, GSoC, CPDB 2.0, “cups” snapd interface, cups-filters 2.0, Printer App look-up, ...

PAPPL 1.2.2

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.2.2 fixes key issues with localization, client limits, and compilation.

system-config-printer 1.5.18

less than 1 minute read

system-config-printer-1.5.18 brings fix for application crash if libhandy is not installed and other fixes

cups-filters 1.28.16 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release, to make images be printed in their original size with “print-scaling=none” and to not use deprecated data types for reading TIFF images.

OpenPrinting News - August 2022

15 minute read

Printer Applications under Windows, Pages about our work, Linux Plumbers, Ubuntu Summit, GUADEC, GSoC, CPDB 2.x, “cups” snapd interface, cups-filters 2.x

OpenPrinting News - July 2022

10 minute read

New pages about our work, GUADEC, GSoC 2022 projects, “cups” snapd interface bugs fixed, PPD-independent cups-filters 2.x, CUPS

OpenPrinting News - June 2022

17 minute read

OP Summit Summary, GUADEC, GSoC 2022 projects started, first apps use “cups” Snap interface, PPD-independent cups-filters 2.x, PAPPL 1.2.1, CUPS 2.4.2

PAPPL 1.2.1

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.2.1 fixes key issues with localization, client limits, and compilation.

CUPS 2.4.2

1 minute read

CUPS 2.4.2 brings the fix for CVE-2022-26691, LibreSSL/OpenSSL and minimal AIX support together with a list of bug fixes

PAPPL 1.2.0

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.rc1 adds full localization, support for additional IPP features, and some other improvements.

OpenPrinting News - May 2022

19 minute read

OP Summit/PWG Meeting, GUADEC, Linux Plumbers, GSoC 2022, “cups” snapd interface, CUPS in Docker, PPD-independent libcupsfilters 2.x, IPP-over-USB, HPLIP 3.2...

PAPPL 1.2rc1

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.rc1 adds full localization, support for additional IPP features, and some other improvements.

PAPPL 1.2b1

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.b1 adds full localization, support for additional IPP features, and some other improvements.

OpenPrinting News - April 2022

16 minute read

Linux App Summit 2022, GSoC 2022, “cups” Snap interface, Snap vs. AppImage for printing, approaching cups-filters 2.x, Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

cups-filters 1.28.14 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release to get correct PDF output when using “landscape”, “orientation-requested”, and/or “nopdfAutoRotate” options, and to get PCLm printing work on...

cups-filters 1.28.13 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release, for correct printing on printers which take in the paper long-edge-first and for Apple LaserWriter printers

OpenPrinting News - March 2022

22 minute read

Linux Foundation accepted as GSoC 2022 org, “cups” Snap interface for applications ready, Snap vs. Flatpak for printing, approaching cups-filters 2.x, Ghosts...

cups-filters 1.28.12 released!

2 minute read

Bug fix release, again backports of cups-filters 2.x, page geometry fixes for print-scaling and number-up, cups-browsed, serial backend

OpenPrinting News - February 2022

21 minute read

GSoC 2022 projects posted, printer setup tool and print dialog, CUPS Snap integration, approaching cups-filters 2.x, CUPS 2.4.1

CUPS 2.4.1

less than 1 minute read

CUPS 2.4.1 is the first bug fix release from 2.4.x series. Among the other bug fixes it fixes sharing default color mode to clients and several memory leaks.

OpenPrinting News - January 2022

14 minute read

GSoC 2022 timeline, approaching cups-filters 2.x, PAPPL 1.1.0, LPrint 1.1.0 PAPPL_based, PDFio 1.0.0, cups-filters 1.28.11

cups-filters 1.28.11 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release, containing backports of many of the bugs recently fixed during the preparation of the cups-filters 2.x release.

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2021

LPrint 1.1.0

less than 1 minute read

LPrint v1.1.0 adds support for EPL and 600dpi ZPL label printers, adds several auto-connfiguration and status reporting improvements, and fixes all known bug...

PAPPL 1.1.0

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.1.0 adds support for Wi-Fi configuration, IPP-USB, printer driver lookup and auto-add functionality, improves management of multiple printers, and a...

CUPS 2.4.0

less than 1 minute read

CUPS 2.4.0 is the latest stable OpenPrinting CUPS release. Among the changes from beta and release candidate the stable release adds two new configuration op...

OpenPrinting News - November 2021

25 minute read

Google Summer of Code 2022, all free drivers in Printer Application Snaps, Legacy Printer Application, CUPS 2.4rc1, PAPPL 1.1b3

CUPS 2.4rc1

less than 1 minute read

CUPS 2.4rc1 is a release candidate for OpenPrinting CUPS 2.4.0, which adds two enhancements before the stable release.

PAPPL 1.1b3

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.1 adds support for Wi-Fi configuration, IPP-USB, printer driver lookup and auto-add functionality, improves management of multiple printers, and add...

CUPS 2.4b1

3 minute read

CUPS v2.4b1 is the beta release for OpenPrinting CUPS 2.4 which contains new features, deprecations, removals and bugfixes.

OpenPrinting News - October 2021

20 minute read

OpenPrinting/GSoC in Ubuntu Office Hours, Gutenprint Printer Appl., HPLIP Printer Appl. supports HP’s plugin, new print GUI in Flutter, CUPS’ release plan

PAPPL 1.1b2

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL v1.1 adds support for Wi-Fi configuration, IPP-USB, printer driver lookup and auto-add functionality, improves management of multiple printers, and add...

OpenPrinting News - September 2021

17 minute read

OpenPrinting Micro-Conference on Linux Plumbers, OpenPrinting in Ubuntu Office Hours, GSoC results, pappl-retrofit, Ghostscript and HPLIP Printer Applications

PAPPL 1.1b1

1 minute read

PAPPL v1.1 adds support for Wi-Fi configuration, IPP-USB, printer driver lookup and auto-add functionality, improves management of multiple printers, and add...

cups-filters 1.28.10 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release, more reliable CUPS browsing in cups-browsed, improved PDF printer PPDs, minor fixes

OpenPrinting News - August 2021

17 minute read

Ubuntu Indaba, Linux Plumbers, GSoC progress, Retro-fitting CUPS drivers with easy option setting and backends, CUPS, cups-filters

OpenPrinting News - June 2021

8 minute read

GSoC, PostScript Printer Application and PIN-based printing, Retro-fitting CUPS printer drivers, cups-filters 1.28.9

OpenPrinting News - May 2021

11 minute read

OpenPrinting Summit/PWG Meeting, GSoC, GSoD, CUPS Snap proxy mode, PostScript Printer Application, CUPS

OpenPrinting News - March 2021

10 minute read

New CUPS home is OpenPrinting, CUPS Snap and PostScript Printer App in Snap Store, Printer setup tools/user experience

CUPS 2.3.3op2

less than 1 minute read

CUPS 2.3.3op2 is the latest OpenPrinting CUPS security and bug fix release.

cups-filters 1.28.7 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release to remove the support quality check from the “driverless” utility to do not break CUPS’ PPD listing facility and several fixes for generating...

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2020

PAPPL v1.0.0

less than 1 minute read

PAPPL is a simple C-based framework/library for developing CUPS Printer Applications, which are the recommended replacement for printer drivers.

cups-filters 1.28.6 released!

1 minute read

Bug fix release, especially memory leaks and performance of cups-browsed, but also on the PPD generator and foomatic-rip

CUPS 2.3.3op1

2 minute read

CUPS 2.3.3op1 is the first OpenPrinting CUPS release which fixes many bugs, incorporates common Linux distribution changes, and provides several IPP Everywhe...

PostScript Printer Application

2 minute read

The PostScript Printer Application, first PAPPL-based non-Raster Printer Application, retro-fitting PPD files

cups-filters 1.28.4 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release, mainly to solve CUPS performance problems caused by the IPP fax support of the “driverless” utility

cups-filters 1.28.3 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release to sove problems caused by an inconsistency between the resolvers for DNS-SD-based URIs

cups-filters 1.28.2 released!

less than 1 minute read

Bug fix release to mainly fix cups-browsed not shutting down and the driverless utility being slow when listing available printers/faxes

cups-filters 1.28.1 released!

1 minute read

Bug fix release to fix several bugs in the new IPP Fax Out support by the “driverless” utility and also to fix some minor issues

cups-filters 1.28.0 released!

3 minute read

IPPS and IPP Fax Out support in driverless, log file size limitation and more options for cups-browsed, tons of bug fixes

cups-filters 1.27.5 released!

1 minute read

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

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

OpenPrinting News - April 2020

6 minute read

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 1.27.3 released!

1 minute read

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

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

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

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

ippusbxd 1.34 released!

less than 1 minute read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

cups-filters 1.25.13 released!

1 minute read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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