Linked by Michael Pfeiffer on Thu 23rd Dec 2010 00:05 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Gutenprint is a suite of printer drivers that can be used with UNIX and Linux print spooling systems, such as CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System), lpr, LPRng, and others. Gutenprint currently supports over 700 printer models. Gutenprint was recently ported to Haiku, both increasing its printing capabilities, as well as extending its supported printer models. This article describes Gutenprint and the effort to port it to Haiku.
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Well this wouldn't happen in the first place if printers were still printers. Instead you get to buy winprinters for windows which only have drivers for windows (and sometimes not even all windows versions, M$ had to pray to the hw vendors to make drivers for win7).
If the printers you buy were to have proper PS support as real ones and open specs it would be much easier to handle and we wouldn't need megabytes of software to send it rasterized pages or even worse head movement commands.

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