[Digikam-users] Photo printers

photonoxx at free.fr photonoxx at free.fr
Wed May 14 10:58:31 BST 2014

I use exclusively my Epson R3000 wirelessly without any obvious issue.

Except a misunderstand, Epson driver are LGPL licensed, which is better than commercial turboprint, in my opinion.

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De: "Stuart T Rogers" <stuart at stella-maris.org.uk>
À: digikam-users at kde.org
Envoyé: Mercredi 14 Mai 2014 10:52:09
Objet: Re: [Digikam-users] Photo printers

As far as I am aware very few if any of the Selphy Canon printers work 
properly with Linux. I have a wireless one and although it can be made 
to print under Linux it does not do it properly. For that I use Windows 
7 under VirtualBox or I can either connect a camera directy to it or put 
the SD card in the slot.

I also have a wireless capable Canon IP7250 and I use Turboprint to 
print under Linux which I find much superior to the standard Linux 
drivers and it also works wirelessly using Turboprint. The only downside 
of Turboprint is that it is commercial but in my view very well worth 
the money. I used to have an Epson R800 which is a great printer and 
supported by Turboprint. Sadly mine blocked its jets and was not an 
economical repair.

I must stress I have no connection with Turboprint other than being a 
very satisfied customer.


On 14/05/14 08:36, Anders Lund wrote:
> Hi all,
> I consider buying a photo printer, which should be resonably transportable and
> deliver good quality prints.
> Which printers do you use?
> I need good linux support.
> I currently consider a epson xp 750 or 850, anyone having experience with that
> one?

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