[Linux4christians] kodak printer problem
Ken Sprouse / WA3FKG
ken at wa3fkg.com
Tue Jan 4 00:57:11 EST 2011
Thanks much for the pointer. I have forwarded your message to Dan and if he
gets is working I may also consider a Kodak for here at home. So far I have
only purchased HP and Epson printers and I have an HP flat bed scanner that
I have had no luck with so far. I am considering a multi function device in
order to get a working scanner. Thanks again.
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Karl Kleinpaste <karl at kleinpaste.org>wrote:
> "Ken Sprouse / WA3FKG" <ken at wa3fkg.com> writes:
> > After a lot of searching on
> > Google and asking in some forms the answer he got was that there were no
> > drivers for Linux for the Kodak printer. He confirmed this by calling
> > engineering support at Kodak who said that not only do they not produce a
> > Linux driver but they have no intension's of releasing the information
> > would allow a third party to write an open source driver.
> That's a very odd result, considering that, when trying to add it via
> some of those mechanisms I described, a selection of drivers for Kodak
> printers is offered. There are in fact 3 such drivers:
> "Easyshare" is Kodak's marketing name for its lower-end printers and
> other devices (cf. wikipedia), including the ESP52xx. In theory, such
> support already exists.
> A 2008 Kodak blog, claiming that Linux support would be coming.
> Kodak press release in March'09, about scan capability for Linux as well.
> Other examples exist. I just googled "kodak printer drivers linux".
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