Cups isnt working :(

Steven C. exvor at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 9 17:45:51 PDT 2004


--- Miguel Bazdresch <lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org>
wrote:

> * Steven C. <exvor at yahoo.com> [2004-10-09 19:33]:
> > --- Miguel Bazdresch <lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org>
> > wrote:
> > > * Steven C. <exvor at yahoo.com> [2004-10-09
> 17:37]:
> > > > Cups just sucks all around.  Its not free
> anymore
> > > > there is a small database of printer drivers.
> > > 
> > > What are you talking about?
> > > 
> > > http://cups.org/faq.php?3
> > > 
> > > Cups doesn't suck at all.
> > > 
> > this is what im talking about 
> > cups comes with very limited free drivers for
> printers
> > so you have to ither go find one or pay for one. 
> > 
> > "ESP Print Pro
> > The CUPS distribution only provides sample drivers
> for
> > Dymo, Epson, HP, and Okidata printers. If you need
> > drivers for other printers, or want commercial-
> > quality printer drivers, please visit our ESP
> Print
> > Pro page for information on our commercial
> printing
> > solutions. ESP Print Pro supports thousands of
> 
> * cups is gpl, so it's wrong to say "cups is
> non-free".
> * I don't believe the driver database is small. I
> can see almost every
>   printer in existence is supported through
> foomatic. You can also
>   interface it with gimp-print.
> * "sample" drivers doesn't mean "bad" drivers. I've
> been using
>   cups+hpijs+gs happily for over two years.
> 
> Cups is just the print server. In the end you need
> good vendor support
> (like hpijs for HP printers, which is OS) or a good
> community developed
> driver. That doesn't mean "cups sucks all around".
> 
> -- 
> Miguel Bazdresch
> http://thewizardstower.org/
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Guess im just an old redirect to lpt1 kinda guy :)


		
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