[scribus] [OT] True CMYK printers for Linux

Patrick Noffke patrick.noffke at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 17:52:24 UTC 2013

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 9:12 AM, Boris Samorodov <bsam at passap.ru> wrote:

> 13.02.2013 19:05, Boris Samorodov пишет:
> > Do your inkjet printer have a gutenprint driver? If yes, there is a big
> > chance that you may use your printer with CMYK color mode. I use
> > Epson L800 (in a network config via D-LINK DPR-1061) with
> > gutenprint-cups driver for printing from FreeBSD. Here is what I get:
> > http://yadi.sk/d/MB4jV48V2_yPe
> Hm, colors are screwed up by a scanner. But they *are* pure CMYK.
> The font is 20 points and scan resolution is 600 dpi. I'm sure
> that linux has better support for printers. :-)
I found this web site, which suggests there is still quite a bit of work to
make it happen at higher layers.

Thanks, Boris.  I will look into gutenprint.  I have an HP PhotoSmart 5000
series.  It is not listed as supported, but it may still work.

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