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Author Topic: Printer that works well with vector linux?  (Read 1295 times)

haywire

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Printer that works well with vector linux?
« on: January 03, 2010, 04:27:30 am »

I've been thinking about buying a new color printer and I was curious if anyone knows of some inexpensive printers that work well with vectorlinux out of the box? I'd much rather buy a printer for my linux box that have to keep using the windows box to print documents...

Thanks for any thoughts...

Steven
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stretchedthin

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Re: Printer that works well with vector linux?
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2010, 10:04:00 am »

I've used HP Printers pretty successfully.  The f4280 is very inexpensive.

Also, if you run  this in the terminal...
locate hp*ppd | less
You will get a list of the hp machines your system already has drivers for.
Just curious.  What printer do you have right now?
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Re: Printer that works well with vector linux?
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2010, 10:53:02 am »

I've used HP Printers pretty successfully.  .....

Agreed.....I would stick with HP Printers.
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