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Re: [opensuse] Mac OS X and Linux Product inter-compatibility?
  • From: Peter Nikolic <p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 16:36:29 +0000
  • Message-id: <200701291636.30185.p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 29 January 2007 01:29, Doug McGarrett wrote:
> On Sunday 28 January 2007 04:14, Andre Truter wrote:
> > On 1/27/07, M Harris <harrismh777@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > > exasperating examples). I purchase platform independent hardware, and I
> > > purchase hardware supported specifically by unix-like systems... HP is
> > > an excellent vendor of Linux and Mac friendly hardware.
> >
> > This is true for printers, but unfortunately not for scanners.
> > I have a client that recently switched from WIndows to Linux and he
> > have a very nice HP scanner, which is unfortunately not supported at
> > all under Linux.
> Rant on:
> I saw the other writer praising HP, especially for its printer
> compatibility. Well, I'll tell you, I wasted my money on an HP 1020 Laser
> Printer, because there is no way to get this Windows bitch to print
> anything from Linux. At least not from my machine by me. As long as HP and
> others make Win-printers, Win-scanners, Win-modems, and so on, I don't
> support anything they make. I am sick to death of this s----!
> Unfortunately, I don't know where to go--without HP printers and things
> like that, there is nowhere. I guess you can see that I'm mad. I suppose
> that this should be OT, but I would bet that nobody reads the OT list, so
> I'm venting here.
> Rant off.
> --doug
Hi .

I print every day to Brother laser printers from Linux via a pair of WiFi
Print servers they work a treat in fact if anything is going to frigg me
about on the printing side it is usually one of the windBloZe boxes that the
rest of the tribe in the office use brother 2030 work nicley

Pete .
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