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Re: Documentation Standards was Re: [ox-en] UserLinux

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 12:59:21AM [PHONE NUMBER REMOVED], Thomas Uwe Gruettmueller wrote:
On Samstag 06 Dezember 2003 10:48, Martin Hardie wrote:
This message is for who has an HP Laserjet 1000 or 1000w and
would like to make it work on a redhat linux system,
optionally with samba sharing:

What you describe here is a hardware problem, not a software 
related one. It is your printer that is difficult to use, not 

My first printer came along with a usable handbook that explained 
the protocol idiot-proof. So, I could easily write a small Basic 
program that loaded a bitmap graphic and then sent it to the 

Please. Printers are *much* harder to set up under Linux than under
Windows. Autodetections (and changing hardware configurations) are
simply not as well supported under GNU/Linux as they are under
Windows. See it as a rallying cry to fix the problem, not as an attack
on our work or the philosophy.


Benjamin Mako Hill

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