alterator-printers - simple alterator module for printer administration

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic noarch
Package name alterator-printers
Package version 6.0
Package release alt12
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 26.75 KB
Download size 26.75 KB
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simple alterator module for printer administration


Package Version Architecture Repository
alterator-printers - - -


Name Value
alterator >= 2.9
alterator-backend-printer-drivers = 6.0-alt12
alterator-l10n >= 2.9-alt25
alterator-standalone -
cups >= 1.2.0
printer-testpages -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
samba-client-cups -


Name Value
alterator-printers = 6.0-alt12


Type URL
Binary Package alterator-printers-6.0-alt12.noarch.rpm
Source Package alterator-printers-6.0-alt12.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install alterator-printers rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install alterator-printers




2014-12-08 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt12
- Raw printer support added
- mdl.scm: Vendors sorted in backend
- printer_drivers backed merged to cupsd
- cupsd: allow empty printer description
- index.scm: remove Quit button
- CUPS-ipp connection added
- smb: crash fixed and optimizations
2013-10-08 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt11
- Allow comma and dot in printer name
2012-12-12 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt10
- Backend printer_driver: Fix driver searching
2012-12-11 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt9
- New search paths and file extensions for update-printers-db:
* Search in /usr/share/ppd/ too
* Follow symlinks
* Search for *.ppd.gz extension too
2011-04-04 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt8
- l10n removed: merged to alterator-l10n (ALT #25380)
2011-02-24 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt7
- Use instead
- Hack for HP printers added
- Use /usr/lib instead of $(getconf LIBDIR)
2010-09-29 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt6
- reload smb service when add/remove printer
2010-09-22 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt5
- select form size increased
2010-09-15 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt4
- generate button id removed
- create temporary ppd with "prn_name" template
- test that directory parport* exist
- .gear/rules: alterator-printers -> @name@
2010-08-12 - Lenar Shakirov <> 6.0-alt3
- code cleanup and optimizations
- don't rebuild driver when printer reconfigured, use old PPD file
- LPT autodetection: search in the right path for none parport0
- error catching improved in lcl and mdl forms

See Also

Package Description
alterator-quota-1.5.1-alt1.noarch.rpm alterator module for managing filesystem quotas
alterator-rd-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm Alterator module for remote desktop
alterator-rd-all-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm All remote protocols
alterator-rd-freerdp-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm freerdp support
alterator-rd-rdesktop-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm rdesktop support
alterator-rd-ssh-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm SSH support
alterator-rd-url-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm Open URL in WWW browser
alterator-rd-vnc-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm VNC support
alterator-rd-xdmcp-0.0.3-alt2.noarch.rpm xdmcp support
alterator-root-1.1-alt3.noarch.rpm alterator module for edit system administrator properties
alterator-service-functions-3.0.0-alt4.noarch.rpm Helper functions for common service management
alterator-services-2.0.3-alt1.noarch.rpm Simple SysV services configurator
alterator-setup-0.3.3-alt3.noarch.rpm Perform initial setup of an OEM installation (warning!)
alterator-sh-functions-0.13-alt3.noarch.rpm helper functions for alterator shell based backends
alterator-shapercontrol-0.4.4-alt1.noarch.rpm Alterator module for shapercontrol administration