[SATLUG] Linux-Friendly Printers & Scanners

Brian McKinney mckinneyb at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 15:16:42 CDT 2008


I've also had great luck with HP printers.  My deskjet f4140 worked
immediately without any special configuration.
-Brian


On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Ed Coates <edcoates at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Alan Lesmerises
> <alesmerises at satx.rr.com> 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.
> >
> > TIA.
> >
> > Al Lesmerises
> I've got an HP Photosmart 2575 all-in-one printerj/coper/scanner, and
> when I went into cups to configure it, it already detected it and
> asked if I wanted to add it.  One of the nice features is that it's
> network capable and works great with either windows or linux.
>
> Ed
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