DeskJet 500 - Known Hardware.This hardware has been reported as compatible with Mandrakelinux by someone in our community of users and developers.
Canon i865 - We're sorry but there is no referenced hardware that matches your request.
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"I can import WORD docs but what about WordPro??" - Not sure but a guess yes.
"Any problems with internet access?? I have a rockwell 56Kb modem." - Just have to see.