On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 01:43:49PM -0700, Thomas Spuhler wrote:
> So far I am absolutely happy with the kprinter solution. Thanks Sven for
> the hint.
> In Linux, we have Kprinter and Gnome Print. I am of the opinion that the
> printer manufacturers should provide the ppd's and we should not use our
> limited resources to develop additional print systems. But that is my
> opinion.
> I just purchase those printers that come with the ppd files (HP provides
> a lot of them) and can use cups instead of proprietary software. This
> will make the manufacturers give it some attention. We are now stronger
> by Apple and Linux/Unix using cups.
a friend of mine had to check all of the linux print apps on many
different printers.  this seemed like a dreadful task, however,
gimp-print won for everything except for one of the canon printers in
the test.

probably it is just an issue of who has what driver working yet.


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