Sometimes Linux does thinks properly... With little prodding, poking or
frucking about. I like it when it does. It makes for a nice change.
I'm at my brothers place in Sydney and I plugged in his Epson Stylus
C43UX USB printer. I was expecting to have to go into the Printer
Config app and hopefully find a driver that would work and hopefully get
I plugged it in, and within a couple seconds a window appeared on my
screen asking me to choose a driver as the PC couldn't find an exact
match. It had highlighted Epson Stylus C42UX driver (the closest
I clicked OK as there wasn't a better alternative. I went into the
RedHat/Fedora printer config applet and checked the driver settings.
Nothing out of the ordinary. Cups has just successfully printed a test
page. I'm quite impressed. This is what we want. Project Utopia is
starting to make its mark. HAL and D-Bus are going to make Linux a much
more user friendly system. Both Gnome and KDE will benefit too.
The wait however, is intolerable. I want it now damn it... :)
Now if I could only figure out why Evolution crashes whenever I try and
add words to my dictionary.
Oliver Jones » Code Warrior
oliver(a)deeperdesign.com » +64 (21) 41 2238 » www.deeperdesign.com