Will this work with a Canon printer

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Jul 1 18:17:23 PDT 2004

Anonymous wrote:
> I have a Canon MP730 multifunction printer. It works real well with
> Windows, but not worth a crap with Linux. I am using Gentoo and
> cupsd. I have posted to both sites in the past and have not recieved
> an answer. Will this configure a ppd file that will work with a Canon
> or should I consider getting an HP. It appears that Canon does not
> support Linux. Thanks!

By itself, no.  You'll also need a driver that talks the language
of your printer - the PPD file only describes how to generate an
image and options for printing a page, the driver will convert it
to a printable format.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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