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Hi :)
This link might help setup the printer properly for Chromebooks
https://support.google.com/cloudprint/answer/1686197?rd=1
Errr, notice that is an https site!
Regards from
Tom :)




On 18 April 2014 11:14, Tom Davies <tomcecf@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi :)
Is she likely to be happier with Windows 8?  Just because this mailing
list doesn't know how to configure Chrome to print to her printer doesn't
mean it can't be done r isn't easy.  It just means we don't have the
expertise here yet.

Maybe this link?
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1069693?rd=1

Try the official Chromebooks website to find documentation, user-support,
official forums etc.  Perhaps try finding a Chrome forum! or google-it.
 I'm not sure if these links help
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=HowTo%20set-up%20a%20printer%20for%20Chromebook
http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os

Chances are that her printer wont work with Win8 either and maybe not even
with Win7.  The Windows route means buying new stuff to replace perfectly
decent older stuff.

Staying with Windows means a radical change for almost everyone.  Moving
to Gnu&Linux is actually less of a change for most.  Chances are that she
would be more "at home" with Chrome than with Win8 or Win9.  She could
always buy into Win7 for the 1 year that's got left and then buy into
Win8/9 in a year or so.  Or stay with a more familiar interface by going to
Gnu&Linux
Regards from
Tom :)





On 18 April 2014 00:38, Kracked_P_P---webmaster <
webmaster@krackedpress.com> wrote:


yes, but the lady I am dealing with is a person who did not know the
difference between ChromeOS and Windows, let alone would want to try to run
Ubuntu off of her Chrome Book.

She does not understand even how to set up a wifi connection properly on
a Windows laptop, or install and keep up security software properly.

Yes a Chrome Book might be a nice idea for some but without printer
support and software support I need, and she needs, it is not the best deal.

I have not told her that this device will not work with her Canon Printer.




On 04/17/2014 11:47 AM, Don Myers wrote:

I'm quite pleased with Crouton. It has some quirks here and there, but
once
you understand them, it really works well. Neither Crouton or Chrubuntu
are
exactly like using Ubuntu on a typical desktop of notebook, but I do
consider both of them to be young projects which will only get better
with
time. My wife has been thinking about tablet for several months now.
After
seeing my chromebook, yesterday she asked for one for her birthday!

Don


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Cley Faye <cleyfaye@gmail.com> wrote:

 2014-04-17 16:40 GMT+02:00 Don Myers <donmyers@myersfarm.com>:

 The other way is to use Crouton, where you are actually running Ubuntu
through the Chrome OS


‚ÄčAh, thanks for that. The name slipped my mind, and I might need this
soon
too, for roughly the same reason :)

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