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Recommended update for manufacturer-PPDs

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(Last modified: 15NOV2007)


solutions Recommended update for manufacturer-PPDs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5b962f21015ec504f62a4de577eece71)

Applies to

Package: manufacturer-PPDs
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11606
Release: 20071115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The manufacturer-PPDs package provides PPD files for PostScript printers from printer manufacturers that are under a free license. This updated manufacturer-PPDs package provides more and more up-to-date PPD files.
There is no need to install this updated manufacturer-PPDs package if you already have appropriate PPD files for your PostScript printers. On the other hand it should not cause problems to have more and more up-to-date PPDs available on your system which can be used to set up new print queues. Installing this package overwrites PPDs in /usr/share/cups/model/manufacturer-PPDs/ but does not overwrite PPDs which are used for existing queues in /etc/cups/ppd/.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh manufacturer-PPDs.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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