PaperCut Blog

PaperCut Quota 5.1 now out

We released PaperCut 5.1 yesterday. The focus for this release was to track down bugs in the 5.1 release and add additional functionality to the web tools interface. We’re finding that more and more of our users are using the web interface as a primary means of managing PaperCut. In this release we have moved […]

PaperCut Quota 5.1 released

It’s been almost a month since we released PaperCut Quota 5.0 (and just as long since I’ve blogged). We’ve been working hard to make PaperCut even better! This release includes a number of features you’ve been asking for: Support for an unlimited number of printers per server Advanced web based reporting in the Web Tools […]

Next PaperCut Quota Release

Just a quick post to let all know that PaperCut Quota 5.1 will be out next week. It’s comprises of mostly new features particularly with the web tools interface, and a few bug fixes reported by our non-english speaking customers with alternate currency formats. Keep an eye out on the release history page next week.

PaperCut Knowledge Base

We’ve just started a new Knowledge Base site for PaperCut. The site will contain technical information covering PaperCut, its installation, and support. Customers can view an early version of the site at https://www.papercut.com/kb/. We plan on giving out a password to our customers to allow them to edit and add to the site. In many […]

Gmail invitations … anyone want one?

I have 3 spare gmail invitations … anyone want one? Just leave me a comment with your email address. First in first served… Update: I guess everyone’s got one by now …. oh well.

PaperCut Tip of the Month – Sep 04

One of our customers suggested that I my blog to write about using PaperCut. I’ve decided to write a Tip of the Month article every 4 weeks to highlight some of PaperCut’s “hidden” features. This month I’ll talk about of the new features in Version 5.0. All existing PaperCut users would be aware of PaperCut’s […]

PaperCut Quota 5.0 now out

We released PaperCut Quota version 5.0 last week. My previous log entry provides a good overview of some of the new features and future development plans. News on the release spread fast. We received our first upgrade request only 2 hours after the final build was uploaded. We’ve had great feedback from the existing customers, […]

Getting Samba to authenticate to a Windows Domain

Introduction Samba is a tool most known for it’s ability to provide windows file sharing cababilities to linux/unix platforms. With very little effort you can set up a Samba file server which will cost you very little. If you had to go out and buy one of the Windows server editions you’d be up for […]

PaperCut Development Update – Sep 04

We’ve recently have a number of customers ask for an update on the planned dates for our next release, and what new features will be included. The developers at PaperCut Software P/L now keep weblogs to help keep everyone informed on what we’re up to, the ideas we have, and what we’re planning next. I’ll […]

New mail server (debian + exim4 + dovecot IMAP)

I spent quite a bit of time over the weekend configuring the new Papercut mail server. We’re running Debian Linux on our servers. It’s a great distribution that makes it damn easy to get almost any linux application working… apt-get install app-name … wait a few seconds while apt-get downloads the package and any of […]

A new era for PaperCut

PaperCut is undergoing a make over. Not only are we reworking the code base for version 5, we’re also changing/evolving the way we interact with our end-users and customers. This Weblog is part of this change; a change towards transparency; adding a human face to our website. PaperCut developers will now maintain a Weblog or […]

Wiki vs CMS … we have a winner!

Since the last blog I’ve spent quite a lot of time researching tools to use for our knowledge base, FAQs, etc. I’ve looked at about 5 different CMS systems (Drupal, Mambo, Plone, etc). But they’re all a bit over the top for our needs. So I started looking more into wikis. We need something that […]