ROCK!! Ubuntu really rocks!!
I've spent quite sometime even getting the wifi of this acer timeline 4810tg to work in archlinux, but in ubuntu 9.10, even the live CD was able to detect and use it. But that's not the best part. The best part is that I've finally got my Samsung SCX-4300 to work in Linux.. Wooohooo!!!
Followed the steps shown here. Installed the samsungmfp stuff from repo and walah.. scanner up and running. Oh.. and don't worry about the printer. It was detected and able to be used almost without any effort.
Sweet.. :) now I guess I'll need to buy a new toner for it, it'll be under heavy use from now on.. :D