Waking up the printer makers to the existence of ubuntu and other linux users

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sat Jan 24 01:46:23 UTC 2009

elmo wrote:

> Rashkae 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
>>> machine.
>> Too late because most of them already either just work, or already have
>> Linux drivers readily available.
> Have you ever tried to find out if a manufacturer has a linux compatible
Er, yes...  Doesn't _everybody_ check hardware compatibility before buying?

I have, indeed, found boxes that advertise Linux support, but it's  pretty 
easy to find out if any particular is supported online.

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