Re: [Nautilus-list] Desktop icons representing installed printers

I've lost the URL, but I've seen screenshots that indicate Nautilus will
have a thumbnail view of printers that has the print queue all there...


On 23 Apr 2001 21:57:15 -0400, Jeffrey Ingber wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a suggestion for Nautilus:
> It would be great to have desktop icons that represent printers 
> installed on the system.  If one were
> to open the printer icon, they would be able to view pending jobs with
> other data such as the owner, time, job ID, etc., and might have the
> ability to manipulate the contents of the spool (ie. cancelling a print
> job, for instance).  Maybe also place some kind of icon (like the
> awards) over the printer if the paper-out signal is recieved.
> Another suggestion would be to have a "Network Neighborhood" of sorts
> that would allow a user to browse Samba shares and map shares to folders
> on the desktop.  This would probably be a helluva lot of work though.
> -- 
> Jeffrey H. Ingber (jhingber _at_
> "Windows 95 is a 32-bit shell for a 16-bit extension to an
> 8-bit  operating system designed for a 4-bit microprocessor
>   by a 2-bit company that can't stand one bit of competition."
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