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I gained a new printer when Vista came out and rendered it unusable for the owner. ... and a scanner from someone else.
Why Linux Is a Model Citizen of Quality Code (Linux.com)
Posted Feb 28, 2012 17:06 UTC (Tue) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
Linux Mint 11 (based on Ubuntu Natty 11.04) has broken printing to an HP G85 - the same PC ran an older CUPS version on Ubuntu 8.04 and 10.04 without problems. I did compile the latest CUPS version on Mint 11, but that still doesn't work with this printer, which is rather old but very reliable.
So I'm planning to install Ubuntu 8.04 in a chroot under Linux Mint, just to run the CUPS daemon that works... Painful but probably easier than installing an older CUPS version, and it should continue to work with the same chroot on a newer Linux Mint version.
Suggestions for a more sane fix welcome of course.
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