On 09/16/2014 02:29 PM, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> 2014-09-15 21:48 GMT+02:00 Till Kamppeter <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> I am using the Python bindings of PackageKit in system-config-printer for
>> the automatic driver download )as DEB packages in Ubuntu).
> PackageKit developer here ;-) If you say "Python-bindings" you mean
> the python3-packagekit package? It looks like you are using the GIR,
> which is the correct way to talk to PackageKit from Python.
Yes, I do. The script starts with
from gi.repository import GLib, PackageKitGlib
which for me means use of GIR, with Python 3.
> (Also, using PkTask instead of PkClient is recommended)
What is the difference between PkTask and PkClient?
> The "printdriver" part means that the origin of this package is from
> the "printdriver" repository.
Does thios mean that Epson has used the name "printdriver" somewhere on
> Are you using Ubuntus apt-daemon, or PackageKits aptcc backend?
I think that Ubuntu's apt-daemon is used. What is aptcc and how can I
check what gets actually used ("pkcon backend-details" gives no answer
> Can you install the package using pkcon? (you can also supply
> package-ids to the tool)
"pkcon install openprinting-gutenprint" gives the same error ("Fatal
error: The versuion 5.2.7-1lsb3.2/printdriver of openprinting-gutenprint
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