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October 18, 2014 — BarryK
Just a short note.

I fixed the network tray applet. The source required "return 1;" in the timer function (any non-0 value), otherwise a zero got returned which caused the timer to stop operating.

Cups (the cupsd daemon actually) has a dependency on a systemd library, that I was loath to put into my build. I tried recompiling cups, but couldn't get it to print, or rather it did once, then got "filter failure" and I couldn't figure out what it was that I had previously done right.
Yeah, well it is precisely this endless cycle of upgrade headache that I don't want to get back into again.

So, I used cups from Quirky Tahr, a downgrade from version 1.7.5 to 1.7.1. Printing now works fine.

I compiled the latest SeaMonkey, version 2.30.

Tags: linux