CUPS 1.7.1 Improves USB & Network Printing
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 9 January 2014 at 05:50 AM EST. Add A Comment
Just shy of three months since the Apple-controlled open-source CUPS print server shipped their big 1.7.0 release, the 1.7.1 point release is now available.

CUPS 1.7.1 has improvements for network and USB printing, scheduler issue fixes, and addresses for a minor security issue with the lppasswd program.

In total there are 19 changes officially noted for the CUPS 1.7.1 point release with the details being available from

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