Monday, 22 July 2013

Re: CUPS 1.7.x ready for testing!

I have updated to CUPS 1.7.0 RC1 now. If you have already added my PPA
to your system all what you need to do is updating your system,
otherwise add my PPA as described in my initial posting (copy below).

If you have network printers and/or remote CUPS servers (Linux, Mac, and
also some routers) around, try also the command line tools ipptool and


On 06/11/2013 12:16 PM, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> Hi,
> I have packaged CUPS 1.7b1, a first beta version of the 1.7.x series of
> CUPS and uploaded it to my PPA [1] for both Raring and Saucy, both based
> on the current Debian 1.6.2-8 package of CUPS (source packages of Raring
> and Saucy version are identical).
> There are only a few new features, mainly API enhancements [2]:
> - Improved support for paid, PIN, and release printing
> - Expanded support for IPP Everywhere
> - Automatic support for data compression
> - Improved CUPS APIs
> Note that most of the upstream web site is down currently, so I do not
> have much more info about the new release.
> Please try it out and report your experiences here.
> Till
> [1]
> [2]

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