[Scribus] printing canon printers

Uwe Fechner ufechner
Fri Apr 1 07:54:44 CEST 2005

Bart Alberti schrieb:

>Regrettably my Canon BJ-200 printer (using Berkeley lpd) gave up after I
>changed the A4 paper size, since it was clipping the bottom lines, to
>'letter.' Then I got a Canon ip1500 photo printer for $49 (!) and that won't
>print in SuSE 9.2 even though CUPS and YAST automatically recognize it and
>they say it is 'ready.'
It's not a good idea, to use the newest and cheapest inkjet with

I use a deskjet 930c, some years old, if I would need another printer
I would buy the same model from eBay, because it works fine
with linux (took some work, to get it working to my content).



>Printing in LINUX is not easy at all. I do not care how brilliant our coders
>in 'C' are. If the product cannot be delivered to the user easily it is NO
>GOOD. I say this as a user and friend of Linux. I am sending this message
>from my Win doze box which I was about to junk!
>CUPS uses, it seems, ghost script for non post script printers and that is
>always a notch or two behind for all the distributions.
>Bart Alberti
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