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[openFATE 313115] Automatically detect and configure printer once plugged
Feature changed by: Johannes Meixner (jsmeix)
Feature #313115, revision 3
Title: Automatically detect and configure printer once plugged

openSUSE Distribution: Unconfirmed
Priority
Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Flavio Castelli (flavio_castelli)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
It would be nice to automatically install and configure all the
printers that are plugged into the system. Right now the user has to
manually add the printers using YaST.
I noticed Ubuntu has this feature and I found it really useful for the
average users.

Use Case:
User connects his new printer to the computer and turns it on. openSUSE
will automatically detect the printer, install the required drivers,
configure it and show a notification once the printer is ready to be
used.

Business case (Partner benefit):
openSUSE.org: Printer is automatically configured, there's no need to
open YaST. This is really useful for both for "normal" users and for
people new to openSUSE.

+ Discussion:
+ #1: Johannes Meixner (jsmeix) (2012-01-19 12:58:09)
+ This feature is already done. The package udev-configure-printer
+ provides this functionality.




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openSUSE Feature:
https://features.opensuse.org/313115

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