[Wolves] Canon, Japan printer drivers (was Re: Wolves Digest, Vol 96, Issue 14)

Andy Wootton andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk
Fri Jul 22 22:16:34 BST 2005

Kevanf1 wrote:

>On 22/07/05, Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>--- roundyz <roundyz at hotpop.com> wrote:
>>I don't know about Canon cameras but their printers
>>are poorly supported under Linux, though the Canon
>>scanner I inherited works fine, the driver isn't from
>>Canon of course. Make sure you can use it with Linux.
>I personally will not buy any Canon products.  I have e-mailed them
>asking about Linux support for my scanner (LiDE 50).  In a nuthsell
>they simply do not want to know.  I have e-mailed them back and told
>them that until they decide to start supporting Linux I shall not buy
>any more of their products.
Have a look here. Things are improving.

It includes one working link to back up the story

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