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Re: Does your printer work with Guix System? Please share!

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Does your printer work with Guix System? Please share!
Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 22:47:29 +0200
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Hi Chris,

> Chris Marusich <address@hidden> writes:
>> "Jovany Leandro G.C" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> and my best option, go to shop center with your laptop with
>>> software libre 100% connect the printer and see you can install
>>> it and print.
>> That's a great idea!  I'll see if the stores near me let me do this.
> I went to a store and tested 8 different printers.  They didn't work
> with Guix System, but I couldn't tell if the printer's fault or not.
> Going forward, I think I'm going to bring along a more mainstream
> FSDG-compliant distro, like Trisquel, so it's easier to tell if the
> failure to print is a Guix-specific problem.

Oh, that sounds painful.

> Anyway, my quest for a printer continues.  I'll let you know if and when
> I find "The One"!  As always, if anyone has more info to share, please
> do.

I would like to note that I’ve tested my Brother HL-L2370DN laser
printer again and it still works fine.  I also added the brlaser package
to Guix.


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