Canon printer and TurboPrint

kristian.tenorio kristian.tenorio at
Wed May 27 14:44:19 UTC 2009

Well, the fact is if you want an easier way, find someone to fix it for you.
But man, if ya wanna change to *NIX, become a sysadmin better and go.
You'll see that it's not that hard, is VERY SIMPLE, only ya've gotta get

Jerry-107 wrote:
> On Mon, 25 May 2009 12:01:49 -0700 (PDT)
> "kristian.tenorio" <kristian.tenorio at> wrote:
>>Nice, go on using Windows, Jerry.  I will use my FreeBSD Box.
>>But I'd like to point out that my earlier solution is not that good.
>>I'm going to fix it here, Jerry and I'm sure this'll be interesting for
> Nice, go on "TOP POSTING". I prefer to post in a more logical way.
> Seriously, one of the major problems I face when trying to get an
> associate or friend to try a non Windows solution is printing. Windows
> users are use to just sticking a CD in the box, installing the driver
> and whatever other programs the distributor has assembled for them, and
> then printing. *nix systems have never been really 'printer' friendly.
> If we are ever going to increase the market share, improving the whole
> printer 'experience' needs to be given some serious consideration.
> Personally, I cannot see a child or even many adults, going through the
> convoluted steps you have described needed to get a simple printer to
> work. There has to be a better way. Then again, that is just my 2¢ on
> the matter.
> -- 
> Jerry
> gesbbb at
> Alas, how love can trifle with itself!
> 	William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona"

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