[ubuntu-uk] [Fwd: Re: Lexmark 4300 and woe is me (and him)]
matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
Tue Jan 15 13:58:14 GMT 2008
This didn't make it last time :o(
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> From: Matthew Macdonald-Wallace <matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk>
> To: British Ubuntu Talk <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Lexmark 4300 and woe is me (and him)
> Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:56:44 +0000
> On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 18:29 +0000, alan c wrote:
> > Lexmark 4300
> > I help an elderly person with their PC use and they run two dual boot
> > machines - a dell desktop XP/Kubuntu and a newer Dell laptop
> > XP/Kubuntu. (7.10)
> > Some time ago, with a lot of good intentions this person spotted a
> > good all in one printer copier scanner deal, and snapped it up.
> > Too late. I was not involved with the purchase, and unfortunately I
> > now find (as sort of expected) that it is next to impossible to use
> > with K/Ubuntu. Although I have not given up completely just yet.
> > However, the unit does have a MAC install CD as well as the windows one.
> > Does this give any hope I wonder?
> > I would appreciate any comments - tia
> Chances are that if it works with OSx, it'll work with Linux because OSX
> uses CUPS to print.
> The Scanner could be an issue, but check out SANE and the tools that
> surround it.
> Sorry I can't be of more help,
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