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A Label Printer for Linux

“When Seiko Instruments said it is now offering Linux drivers
for its Smart Label Printer 450 and offered to send me one to test,
I was happy to hear it, because it seemed like an example of how
Linux is being recognized for even non-mass-market hardware
devices. While the printer does work as advertised, it is clear
that Linux support is a work in progress.

“The printer’s Quick Start documentation outlines how to install
the hardware and the drivers for Windows and Mac OS X, but makes no
mention of Linux. The bundled CD also lacks Linux drivers, but a
quick Google search took me to the driver download page…”

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