[ubuntu-za] Olivetti Printers at OFFICE - not compatible with Ubuntu 16.04

Anton May antonmay at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 06:26:03 UTC 2017


Adapt or fail as easy as that.

On 12 December 2017 at 08:18, Ubuntu Bear ZA <zabear1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Problem is that the boss has no beef with this thing called
> linus/linunks/linux or whatever - he lives in a fully micro$oft world - as
> most people still - except for others who are enjoying an apple a day and
> also paying all the way :-). But the future is bringing Linux closer and
> closer to home - our servers runs on Linux. But Olivetti - what will become
> of them?
>
>
>
> On 08/12/2017 08:19, Quintin Beukes wrote:
>
> I agree to stay away from Olivetti, and warn others before they make a
> purchase they'll regret. Olivetti seem to offer no intention of supporting
> Linux or providing PPDs.
>
> Quintin
>
> On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 6:30 AM Jan <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
>
>> Poor show Olivetti. I even asked them about this via their website and
>> received an impersonal, standardised reply which means nothing and leads
>> nowhere.
>>
>> Best is to warn Linux users to stay away via social media?
>>
>> Best wishes,
>>
>> Jan
>> On 07/12/2017 13:37, Anton May wrote:
>>
>> Hi Piet
>>
>> As far as I know Olivetti has never been a big linux supporter. Even on
>> Open Printing database there is very little Olivetti printers available -
>> http://www.openprinting.org/printers/manufacturer/Olivetti
>>
>> Don't know if things have changed, maybe someone can point you in another
>> direction?
>>
>> Sorry
>>
>> Anton
>>
>> On 7 December 2017 at 10:48, Ubuntu Bear ZA <zabear1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi     7 Dec17
>>>
>>> I have joined a RE office in KZN (Wakefields on South Coast). They use
>>> WiFi for their big Olivetti printers
>>>
>>> AND I use Ubuntu 16.04.
>>>
>>> *  PROBLEM is that I cannot currently link with the printers (which may
>>> force me to not use Ubuntu in future).
>>>
>>> I do not wish to go that route.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions?
>>>
>>> I am copying the details of the printers below.
>>>
>>>      Olivetti d-colorp2130  and Olivwtti d-4004mf
>>>
>>> Hoping that someone can provide a way out. The IT guy here himself loves
>>> Ubuntu and is willing to assist, but needs directions.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> PietBeukes
>>>
>>>
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