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Re: [SLE] Epson R800 & R1800
  • From: Dave Barton <db1@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2006 14:23:00 +1000
  • Message-id: <1151727780.5545.353.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 23:48 -0400, BandiPat wrote:
> Hi all,
> Ok, all those using high end printers. Anyone with the above printer/s
> using it with SuSE 10.0 or 10.1, successfully? Seems like Fred had the
> R800, but I haven't heard anyone mention the R1800. I think they are
> pretty close from what info I could gather. Epson has a driver for the
> R800 available for Linux, which should work for the R1800 as well. It
> just won't use all the extra features of the R1800. I know gimp-print
> doesn't support it, but the new gutenprint does/will.
> I don't think SuSE has incorporated Gutenprint into the distro yet, so
> that counts that out for the moment? Anyone with other info, please
> pass it along.
> Lee

Turboprint supports both:
Works well for me. Not FLOSS, but not overly expensive Approx. US$ 39.00
There is a trial version, so Fred is not happy with it he has lost

Hope this helps


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