Re: Printer driver for Apple Color StyleWriter 4500?

From: A Lee (alan_at_darkroom.minus.com)
Date: 08/24/03


Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 11:15:28 +0100

Nikki <nix@work.com> wrote:

> In article <3F46E830.6E54@sdfsfd.com>, dfgdfg <dfgdfg@sdfsfd.com> wrote:
>
> > Is there any way I can get this printer to work in Linux? I checked
> > http://www.linuxprinting.org and did not find a driver for this printer.
> >
> > Thanks to anyone who can help! :-)
>
> Not a direct answer, but... during my (ultimately unfruitful) attempts
> to get Linux printing going I found - on the site you quote - that
> some of the printers 'share' a driver; e.g., to use a BJ4550 I was to
> use a BJ800 driver. Maybe there's a generic Stylewriter one, or
> analog, or something. Just a thought...

I believe the Stylewriter is a derivative of the Canon BJC200 series,
but with a Mac serial port insted of the PC centronics port.
Maybe try the Canon drivers?
Alan.

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