Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Jun 2010 12:53 UTC
Linux This is a problem I've been dealing with for a while now. I have a Lexmark printer which I've bought without checking for compatibility with Linux (I bought it when I was still using Windows), and as it turns out, this printer is not supported in Linux. I switched to Linux on my main desktop full-time late last year, so instead of to my desktop, I hooked this printer up to my bedroom Windows 7 media server/HTPC, and whenever I need to print, I just drop the file in question on this machine, and print form there. I need a better solution. Update: As it turns out, Lexmark has recently started releasing Linux drivers (good stuff). Still, the problem at hand stands, as there might still be other printers that suffer from the same problem.
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ia32 or this:
by kragil on Thu 10th Jun 2010 13:43 UTC
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http://www.gnuise.co.cc/gnulinux-tips/print-to-a-windows-printer-fr...

which of course is just an updated/fixed version of the stuff you already found, but it will probably not get any easier than that. So either use the 32bit drivers on 64bit or do your fair share of windows fiddling. But honestly that doesn't seem to be really hard or complicated.

Edit: Or wait for Googles cloud print to be ready.

Edited 2010-06-10 13:53 UTC

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