Epson and HP Scanner

Pastor JW pastor_jw at
Sat Jan 17 00:23:39 UTC 2009

On Friday 16 January 2009 3:56:37 pm Alan Dacey wrote:
> Pastor JW wrote:
> > On Friday 16 January 2009 10:13:39 am Mark Halegua wrote:
> >> Can anyone on the list tell me which scanners from Epson and HP they've
> >> used on Ubuntu/Kubuntu?
> >>
> >> I'm looking for an inexpensive scanner priced up to $150 with a good
> >> resolution.
> >
> > You might take a look at the HP j6480.  It didn't take much to get it
> > working wirelessly as a network printer/scanner/fax with my laptops!  All
> > are either Ubuntu or Kubuntu, we have no windoze machines.  In fact they
> > are completely banned in our office!  I got the all-in-one for $139.00
> > and am very happy so far.
> Did you have a problem with that printing REALLY slow?  I just made a
> computer for my cousin last week and after I installed the drivers from the
> HP website, it all worked!  Then I tried to print and it took forever to
> spit out a page. It's connected through the USB to a desktop running 8.04.

No, but then too I am running it as a network printer and its connection is 
WiFi.  It is rather fast.  Check the quality setting, how many "stars" is it 
set at?  I've not found any of its functions to be slow.

73 de N7PSV aka Pastor JW <n><   PDGA# 35276

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