[SATLUG] Linux-Friendly Printers & Scanners

Don Crowder donguitar at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 14:00:26 CDT 2008


Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> I have a new system I want to set-up for my wife, but the drivers for 
> her Lexmark printer-scanner are not ready for prime time.  Since it's 
> several years old, I figured it might be more practical to find a unit 
> that was more Linux-friendly (rather than wait until the drivers are 
> more refined -- which they may never be).
> 
> What I would like to know is what are your experiences (collectively) 
> with various brands and/or specific models of scanners & printers and 
> what I should be looking for in a new unit.  If possible, I would prefer 
> to go with an all-in-one unit, for space-saving reasons.

My experience is that just about any HP printer is essentially "Plug and 
Play" in Linux and I've set up enough of them to represent a valid sample.
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