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Re: Scanning
« Reply #30 on: August 17, 2013, 08:26:34 pm »
Bill, try www.siliconguide.com, type in your hp model and the drivers are there for 7 and XP for download.

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Re: Scanning
« Reply #31 on: August 17, 2013, 11:55:37 pm »
Probably best to get them directly from HP .. is this the printer/scanner:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?cc=uk&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3177562
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HP Deskjet F2180 All-in-One Printer


(drivers at the above link, directly from HP)

Including Linux drivers .. but don't use them if it's already working.



Thanks Degsy .. I must have missed the first reference to the model  :-[

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Re: Scanning
« Reply #32 on: August 19, 2013, 07:01:24 am »
Thanks, the HP site is rather complicated but I managed to download and get the printer and scanner working on Windows 7. Windows XP works in a kind of fashion, very slow and aggravating but I'm not too bothered about that because I will eventually change it for Windows 7 or even windows nine, I have heard they are working on it due to the windows 8 problems. The Linux scanners are OK but there's no DTP programme with scanning and printing built in. Hopefully someone will create or improve on a one in the future, unless one exist that I don't know about.
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #33 on: August 19, 2013, 01:04:17 pm »
Windows 9 .. god help us ;)

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Re: Scanning
« Reply #34 on: August 19, 2013, 03:12:02 pm »
Thanks, the HP site is rather complicated but I managed to download and get the printer and scanner working on Windows 7. Windows XP works in a kind of fashion, very slow and aggravating but I'm not too bothered about that because I will eventually change it for Windows 7 or even windows nine, I have heard they are working on it due to the windows 8 problems. The Linux scanners are OK but there's no DTP programme with scanning and printing built in. Hopefully someone will create or improve on a one in the future, unless one exist that I don't know about.

Why are you using Windows 7 and XP?  Is it for a work computer?
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #35 on: August 19, 2013, 03:36:29 pm »
He can't find a Linux DPT package he likes as much as the Windows one he uses .. nothing wrong with that.

We all move onto Linux at a rate that suits our individual needs ;)
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #36 on: August 19, 2013, 10:28:58 pm »
He can't find a Linux DPT package he likes as much as the Windows one he uses .. nothing wrong with that.

We all move onto Linux at a rate that suits our individual needs ;)

What is DPT? No wasn't being mean- thought it might be  work computer. There's only one thing I liked in Windows and that is the fonts- they have some really nice ones that look like nineteenth century handwriting. I hope Linux will expand on their fonts!
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #37 on: August 19, 2013, 11:22:24 pm »
Nothing stopping you installing ANY TTF fonts (and others), including those that come with Windows/Office in Linux .. except possibly the license ;)

You can download millions of fonts online and install them in Linux .. they'll then become accessible to your applications .. same as Windows.

DTP = DeskTop Publishing
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2013, 11:48:41 pm »
Just downloaded Scribus from the package manager- think I see a few more fonts in Libre Office, is that where they go in the fonts bar?
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #39 on: August 19, 2013, 11:56:19 pm »
No .. you'd download them, put them in the hidden .fonts directory .. then run a command to update the font cache.

Scribus is not about fonts .. it's a Linux DTP application .. though it ^might^ come with some extra fonts, I can't remember.
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #40 on: August 20, 2013, 12:01:02 am »
No .. you'd download them, put them in the hidden .fonts directory .. then run a command to update the font cache.

Scribus is not about fonts .. it's a Linux DTP application .. though it ^might^ come with some extra fonts, I can't remember.

Ok, don't know what a DTP or hidden fonts directory is.
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #41 on: August 20, 2013, 12:04:15 am »
If you ever download any TTF (truetype) fonts .. I'll tell you how to add them to the system.
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #42 on: August 20, 2013, 12:13:47 am »
If you ever download any TTF (truetype) fonts .. I'll tell you how to add them to the system.

Thanks- we can do that another afternoon if you like.I do like fancy fonts!
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Re: Scanning
« Reply #43 on: August 20, 2013, 12:34:36 am »
The font used for the Peppermint logo:
http://www.ufonts.com/search/Zarautz
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