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My parents have an old printer: an HP DeskJet 812C. I upgraded the OS on their iMac to SnowLeopard before checking if the printer was compatible. Unfortunately, it isn't. There's a Gutenprint driver for this printer, but the documentation looked rather involved. I didn't have much time to dedicate to the task.

Can someone simplify the gutenprint setup process for me? Has anyone successfully used an 812c with SnowLeopard or Lion?

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You may as well get them a new printer, they can be as cheep as $20. –  Graeme Hutchison Jan 5 '12 at 13:28
    
That's something we are considering. –  bneely Jan 5 '12 at 20:16

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They decided to not bother trying to get Gutenprint to work; they bought a new printer.

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