Large printers list in print dialog

Bug #1379359 reported by Roman Shipovskij on 2014-10-09
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Print dialog show all printers discovered by Avahi, this is a good idea for home usage but very bad idea for large office with many printers, I think this functionality should be configurable

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty

description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. The issue you are reporting is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug to the developers of the software by following the instructions at If you have done so, please tell us the number of the upstream bug (or the link), so we can add a bugwatch that will inform us about its status. Thanks in advance.

affects: gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu) → ubuntu
Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Low

I created gtk+3.0 PPA without discovered by Avahi printers in print dialog:

affects: ubuntu → gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu)
Changed in gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gtk:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gtk:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Changed in gtk:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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