[clug] printer Canon

Rodney Peters rpeters at pcug.org.au
Sun Mar 26 21:10:35 GMT 2006

Agree that www.linuxprinting.org should be first port of call.

Be aware that a few drivers are available as binary only (don't know whether 
this applies to HP) and won't work on a 64 bit system.   


On Sunday 26 March 2006 23:00, linux-request at lists.samba.org wrote:
> Re: [clug] printer Canon
>  Date: Yesterday 15:32:22
>  From: David Collett <davec at internode.on.net>
>  To: Michael Cohen <michael.cohen at netspeed.com.au>
>  CC: linux at lists.samba.org
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 01:58:46PM +1000, Michael Cohen wrote:
> > Dave,
> >   Yeah, but HP Scanners suck for linux support.... If you want a printer,
> > get
> Perhaps they used to, but the current crop of HP multi-function
> printer/scanners work very well in linux curtesey of the free driver
> written by HP. Scanning is done via normal sane, printing via cups. Works
> very well.
> See www.linuxprinting.org for heaps of info on printers supported by
> linux.
> Dave

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