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Gutenprint

Gutenprint (formerly Gimp-Print) is a collection of printer drivers for Unix/Linux that currently supports over 1400 printers. It emphasizes quality and flexibility, offering a wide variety of options to meet most printing needs. It includes a CUPS driver, an IJS-based Ghostscript driver, Foomatic data, an enhanced Print plugin for The GIMP, and other printer maintenance utilities. It can be used equally well for fast printing of text or critical printing of high quality graphics and photographs.

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  •  12 Jun 2012 12:49

    Release Notes: This release features an extensive rewrite of the Canon driver, with support for many newer printers and updates for many existing printers. Support for some printers determined to be non-functional in earlier releases has been dropped. Support for some Epson printers has been added, and some bugs have been fixed.

    •  27 Dec 2011 04:58

    Release Notes: This prerelease of Gutenprint 5.2.8 primarily offers support for additional Canon inkjet and dye sublimation printers and Epson inkjet printers. It also offers many improvements for existing Canon printers and a critical bugfix for the Epson Stylus Photo R3000.

    •  04 May 2011 14:27

    Release Notes: This version adds support for many new Canon inkjet printers and several dye sublimation and Epson inkjet printers. In addition, there are many improvements for large format EPSON Stylus Pro printers. Many other bugfixes and improvements were done.

    •  11 Aug 2010 10:59

    Release Notes: This version adds support for additional Canon and Epson inkjet printers and assorted laser printers. In particular, there is now support for additional Epson Stylus Pro printers, including experimental (alpha-level) support for the Epson Stylus Pro 3800 and 3880 printers. In addition, there are a number of assorted bug fixes.

    •  12 Feb 2010 10:02

      Release Notes: This release adds support for a number of new Epson printers, fixes output size on a number of laser printers, and fixes a number of miscellaneous bugs. For the enhanced Print plugin for GIMP, this release fixes a few major problems with the PostScript output driver.

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