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Re: Addition : Ink Level



On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 07:28 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 18:08 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 22:55 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 12:09 +0000, Hughes R Mr (UG - Electronic Eng)
> > > wrote:
> > > > I currently have no way of checking my
> > > > ink level (for a epson printer) in FC3
> > > > without compiling and installing other
> > > > programs such as epsutil. 
> > > 
> > > I'd settle for my father's laptop even being able to view the print
> > > queue on the remote CUPS server.
> > 
> > An icon should appear in the notification area when you print and
> > monitor the status of your print jobs.  Does this not work for you?
> 
> On _remote_ CUPS queues? 

Yes.

> I haven't had that working. Even 'lpq' doesn't
> show me the jobs once they've been sent to the server.

Right; AFAIK it's never worked in CUPS for queuing from a local CUPS
server to remote printers, because of the lack of monitoring in IPP.
Here's a sort of explanation:

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2004-June/msg00392.html

eggcups should work though; it has a hack for it.



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