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osOpinion: Linux Printing - Time for change

Dec 01, 1999, 06:25 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roger Irwin)

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"With Linux being ever more present in the Desktop arena, and being administered by non technical people on their home computers, a continuous lament is lack of printer support."

"The perceived deficiency is that Linux has no printer subsystem, that quality printing requires each application to have specific drivers for each printer, and that the postscript/ghostscript combination falls far short of the quality of printing in windows."

"Many of the comments that are seen flying around on the net indicate that the authors are unfamiliar with Postscript."

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