CUPS Cloud Print Release – Printer capabilities properly supported

The main change from this release is a complete rewrite of how printer information is pulled from CUPS. With this change, all capabilities supplied by Google about a printer now show as selectable options with CUPS ( or printing dialogs that pass through the CUPS options correctly ) – so two-sided printing, different colour options etc are supported properly.

This release also adds a script to remove user accounts ( /usr/lib/cloudprint-cups/deleteaccount.py ), allowing Google accounts to be removed from CUPS Cloud Print without deleting the whole config file. This script does not currently remove all printers from the deleted account, so those will need to be removed manually, the next release will ask to optionally remove printers from that account.

Full changelog:

  • New: Script to delete user accounts ( deleteaccount.py )
  • New: Capabilities for printer supplied by Google Cloud Print ( eg Colour, Print tray, etc ) now appear as options in dialogs.
  • Fix: RPM package can now be built as a non-root user.
  • Change: PPD file now generated dynamically

More information, and packages for the most common Linux distributions are available on the CUPS Cloud Print home page .

Users using repositories to install CUPS Cloud Print will receive the update automatically when updating their system next.

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