Re: canon mp150 drivers
On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 09:25 -0600, Seb wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 09:34:31 -0500,
> email@example.com (Lennart Sorensen) wrote:
> > So yes a commercial driver may be the only choice, or one could go get a
> > cheap printer that actually works with linux and will stay working
> > because it has documentation.
> Actually, I already have a samsung ml-1740 which works wonderfully, but I
> was given this canon for scanning/copying. As I'm learning, Canon do seem
> to behave a lot like Microsoft.
I took immense pleasure in telling canon where to shove a £10,000
printer-and-support-contract when I had a look at the non-Windows
support of the solution being proposed.
> > At the price of the turboprint driver, you are quite a bit into the
> > price of a decent well supported epson inkjet (which also in general has
> > way better printer quality than anything canon has ever made) :)
> Yep, I had a look at turboprint's web site, but was immediately turned off
> by their policies much more than by their prices.
Turboprint works, but I've not used it on AMD64
It's really a shame though. Canon consumer inkjet printers have the
highest print quality and lowest running costs in all price ranges - but
the non-Windows support sucks