two decrepit old Windows computers..snip...I think this was a 64-bit Cinnamon install. The first printer was a Brother MFC-240C. The second was (I think) a Canon Pixma iP3000.
squeedle wrote:One Brother multi-function and one Canon inkjet.
When contemplating a printer purchase, the best resource for Linux is the Open Printing Database at http://www.openprinting.org , also at http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collabor ... enprinting . For specific printers, look at http://www.openprinting.org/printers , or driver availability at http://www.openprinting.org/drivers , although the manufacturer's pages will often list drivers, just not how well they work or how much trouble it is to get them working.sabonmu wrote:Like you, I am reluctant to invest in one the MAY work with Linux. I need to know it will.
When will the geeks wake up to solving problems that majority are facing??
Well, probably when you will pay or refund at least one of them to retro-engineer and make your Windows device work under any other OS Otherwise do not buy these marvelous cheap Windows-only printer/scanner/fax/toasters badly supported by their OEM.When will the geeks wake up to solving problems that majority are facing??
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