Canon printer and TurboPrint

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu May 28 19:53:50 UTC 2009

> I may add that I'm using FreeBSD exclusively (!) on my desktop
> since version 4.0 without any problems. I just don't describe
> the use "desktop" with "runs 'Flash' flawlessly". As Wojciech

still today i don't get explanation what is "desktop usage".
Well my second computer stays on the desk. is it desktop usage?

> your system. The FreeBSD OS is just the basis for this, not
> the entire means.

Today there is a problem with global computer disinformation, started 
first by microsoft, but now continued by many else.

Most common misconception is calling "Operating System" huge set of OS 
itself, tons of programs, GUI interfaces and even web browser.

This make confusement on that list VERY often.

Statements like "FreeBSD doesn't support FLASH well" are perfect examples.

Wouldn't be just clear to say "Adobe doesn't support FLASH under 

So little change, and much closer to reality.

> printer: the PC and the license for "Windows". I'm not sure
> what this costs altogether, but maybe it justifies buying
> an office-class printer that is fully standard-compliant and
> will serve you more years than a non-printer would.

Windows is usually OEM'ed, but it still costs over 50$ in price, not 
mentioning NEW computer. 250$ is probably the lowest price of computer 
with windows licence included, without monitor.

Even expensive standard compliant printer is cheaper, and much easier to 

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