The nightmarish problem of installing a printer
Peter A. Giessel
pgiessel at mac.com
Wed Sep 22 19:36:30 UTC 2010
On 2010/09/22 at 9:27, gull at gull.us (David Brodbeck) wrote:
>If this were true, and there really were a big conspiracy on
>Microsoft's part to make manufacturers only support Windows, then you
>wouldn't see cheap printers that support both Windows and MacOS X. In
>reality, such printers are pretty easy to find.
>Never attribute to malice that which can be explained by simple economics. ;)
The question you are missing is *HOW* does MacOS X print to all these
Lets take a couple of screen captures from Mac OS X.6 (Apple's
OS) with all current updates installed:
Hmm, CUPS, and Gutenprint.... Are these methods available for FreeBSD?
Mainly what Apple did was pre-install and pre-configure in a user-friendly
way CUPS and Gutenprint.
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