New way to print documents

Bug #59707 reported by David Prieto
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
system-config-printer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

Hi, I thought this would be a great way to print large numbers of documents, if you could select them on nautilus and drag them to the printer icon, just like this:

Loic Pefferkorn (loic)
Changed in nautilus:
importance: Untriaged → Wishlist
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Kristian (kmk) wrote :

If you could put the printer icon directly on the desktop, it would certainly be very nice with this feature in my opinion.

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug. Reassigning to gnome-cups-manager. That would probably be not trivial to do and we have lot of others issues to work on before so I don't think it'll be worked by the desktop or printing teams soon. You are welcome to work on that feature if you want though

Changed in nautilus:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
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Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

This is an upstream wishlist bug, but since g-c-m is dead upstream, this won't be done anytime soon. Patches appreciated, of course ;)

Changed in gnome-cups-manager:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
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Pascal De Vuyst (pascal-devuyst) wrote :

gnome-cups-manager has been removed since Ubuntu 8.10 and has been replaced by system-config-printer, moving to system-config-printer.
Since this is an upstream wishlist bug report it should probably be forwarded upstream.

affects: gnome-cups-manager (Ubuntu) → system-config-printer (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-cups-manager:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
tags: added: needs-upstream-report
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