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Re: mp280

On Thu, 24 May 2012 22:18:26 +0200, steef wrote:

> Camaleón wrote:
>> On Wed, 23 May 2012 15:15:46 -0400, Celejar wrote:
>>> On Wed, 23 May 2012 17:11:58 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón<noelamac@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>> (...)
>>>> I always avoid Canon devices as much as I can but if there's no
>>>> option...
>>> I'm not very happy with my MP-240:


>> Yes, that's the kind of things I have read from Canon users, at least
>> when you want to get the device working in Linux and despite the good
>> or bad quality of their products (which I won't comment about) the
>> worst IMO is the lack/bad support from this manufacturer to Linux and
>> for that reason it has been completely ditched from my list of possible
>> candidates when I look for new hardware ;-(
> after all I have read now  I should have bought another printer if this
> one was not given to me. we got a dutch proverb that says: 'do not look
> a given horse into the mouth'. 

In Spanish we have the same saying: "a caballo regalado no le mires el 

> so: i will try out this machine whatever happens. 

Of course, in your situation I'd do the same.

> i see it as a challenge. if it does not work i buy myself a decent hp
> -printer with the proverbial (?) good support.

The printer has been reported to work, at least in Ubuntu, so, as a wise 
elf female said once: "there is still hope" :-)



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