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Bug 203585 - Printing widget does not update printers
Summary: Printing widget does not update printers
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk2
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target 203586
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-08-22 16:26 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:01 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-08-28 17:52:32 UTC

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Description Bill Nottingham 2006-08-22 16:26:52 UTC
Description of problem:

When using OO.o to print, I was only given a list of ~30 printers; a later
run of 'lpstat -a' showed 62 printers, but the printing widget never updated.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2006-08-25 18:30:12 UTC
John, how does this work, are we not monitoring cups for new printers, after
initially populating the list ? 

What does libgnomeprintui do here ?

Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2006-08-25 19:04:54 UTC
We should have a timeout that kicks in every three seconds and calls
list_printers or something like that.  Libgnomeprintui does something similar to

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2006-08-28 16:59:46 UTC
oh, I see you are adding the timeout, but with and awesome interval of 300000
seconds instead of 3...

Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2006-08-28 17:52:32 UTC
Fixed in 2.10.2-4.fc6

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