HAL and Cups

Jeffrey Stedfast fejj at novell.com
Tue Oct 11 07:12:11 PDT 2005

you could use gnome-volume-manager to execute a script...

On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 10:42 +0200, Davide Ferrari wrote:
> Hello list
> probably you know the standard cups behaviour of putting the printer
> in a stopped status when a printer is turned off. The bad thing is if
> I turn again the printer on, cups DOES NOT start it again...and from
> cups man pages and website it seems to me that there's no way to do it
> with a config option or whatever.
> So since this is IMO a needed function in a true desktop environment
> (and in fact I'm experiencing problems with it), I was wondering if
> there's something that I could do in the HAL realm, such as executing
> a script to restart the cups printer when HAL detects a printer
> powered on (it's an USB printer, FYI).
> Thanks in advance
> Davide
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