I have a Brother MFC7820N installed on Ubuntu 8.04. It's a network printer and is also installed on my XP laptop. Printing on XP takes a "normal" amount of time: click Print, within a second or two printing begins with no noticeable pause between pages.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1 Maverick Meerkat you won’t notice a big difference between it and 10.04 LTS, fixed many bugs check bug tracking on launchpad for more information.
Main Enhancement On Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1