Waking up the printer makers to the existence of ubuntu and other linux users
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 22:52:09 UTC 2009
Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> elmo wrote:
>> There doesn't seem to be many or any printer manufacturers who make a
>> printer, copier, and scanner that can be used in ubuntu so perhaps they
>> should be awakened to the fact that there are thousands of ubuntu and
>> other linux users all over the world who might be interested in having
>> such a machine.
>> Not one manufacturer has advertised a liuux compatible
> That's not true. See
> for an immediate example.
> The best bet is to check http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/OpenPrinting
> before purchasing. Then, when you buy a compatible printer, tell the
> manufacturer that you did so because of GNU/Linux support.
> Matt Flaschen
Also the Chinese printer company "Brother" has all it's models
listed in the Ubuntu printer list. I have an old HL 1440 which has been
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