Printer drivers?

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at
Thu Feb 14 15:38:53 UTC 2008

Jeffrey Ross wrote, On 02/14/2008 10:24 AM:
> As of right now Kodak's new line of printers (easyshare 5100, 5300, & 
> 5500) are not supported under Linux, either by Kodak or a third party.
> I've posed the question to Kodak and they wrote back "Unfortunately we 
> have no plans of making the printers compatible with Linux."
> Its a shame as they have seem to hit on a reasonable printer, the 
> purchase price is a little higher but the ink costs are dramatically 
> lower.  I admit some of the other printers make better photo prints but 
> for the cost I don't think you can beat it.
> I have searched but have come up empty handed so far but does anybody 
> know of a project someplace out there to write drivers to support the 
> printer in Linux?  If so where, I'd be interested in checking it out.
> Thanks, Jeff

I can't say that they have support or will, but AFAIK these are the folks who 
can help (or help you help you) if Kodak does not want to.

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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