[xubuntu-users] Printer Epson LX300 - is it possible to use A4 paper in Linux?

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 23:42:15 UTC 2012

On 07/03/2012 02:12 PM, Ralph wrote:
> On 07/03/2012 01:22 AM, Ric Moore wrote:
>> On 07/03/2012 01:54 AM, chris wrote:
>>>>> Here are instruction for adding the printer along with the PPD file
>>>>> for it.
>>>>> http://free-linux-trick.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-install-printer-driver-
>>>>> epson-lx.html  But I am too sure about the site were the file is
>>>>> hosted.
>>>>> If you do want a new printer, HP has good open source support and
>>>>> they release
>>>>> drivers for their newest printers when they ship.
>>>> They DO have good Linux support. Their CUSTOMER and product support
>>>> reeks. I pledged HP that I would speak ill of them and their products,
>>>> when ever I got the chance. So, ...just so you know. Ric
>>>   Interesting, I wonder if this is a National thing as in Nations.  I
>>> have had absolutely superb support from HP over many years, with never a
>>> complaint.
>>> There again, NZ has draconian consumer laws................
>> I was told I should have spent more money for my printer if I expected
>> it to last more than a year. That fried my bacon. Ric
> I gave up on HP because of the high ink prices- bought a Brothers 440CN
> for just about $70 -- been working like a good champ for 4 or 5 years.
> NO Problems and ink is way way cheaper -- 4 of each cartridge X 4
> different cartridges
> (16 total) off the internet for 10 bucks plus shipping - lasts me a full
> year.  HP can go suck pond scum.
I know all of this is OT, but THANKS!!! I used to be able to print 
several cartons of fan-fold paper on one ink ribbon on with either my 
Teletype 43 or my Spinwriter 5525.

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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