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Mandrake 10.0 + Canon

After only 4 years(or more) my printer died. To be expected, just comes at an inconvenient time. My problem is the printer I would like to use is the Canon i475d. Everyday printer at a good price that actually puts out better text/graphics/photos than their more expensive 6-tank models(and they are pretty good). When trying to match it up with Linux, I am drawing a blank. Anyone have any experience with the newer Canons, or this model in particular. I could choose the C84. It is a little more expensive, lower quality, and made by Epson, who I am not very fond of anymore, even though it is fully Linux compatible. TIA chuck

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Like I said, I have been drawing a blank. None of the newer series is mentioned anywhere. I may buy one anyway
and hope it uses another driver like my Lexmark did(didn't even know what Linux was when I bought it). I
dislike Epson's new policies enough to just print from Windows only if necessary. i.e.Refuses to tell what OPTICAL resolution is, and freezes the printer when ink gets low. Supposed to protect printer. Good idea, other printers do this. But Epson does it with 20% of ink left? Pure rip-off. Thanks. chuck

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