[ubuntu-uk] new printer

Paul Sutton zleap at zleap.net
Wed Jan 20 18:07:07 GMT 2010


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Alan Pope wrote:
> Hullo Norman,
> 
> 2010/1/20 Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org>:
>> I need to buy a new laser printer and am wondering whether to get a
>> wireless or network one. I am running Ubuntu 9.10 and there are 4
>> computers which will need to access the printer. I understand that HP
>> equipment is Linux friendly and wondered about the LaserJet P1505n. All
>> advice gratefully received.
>>
> 
> I've had no issues with HP deskjets and laserjets in the past, but not
> tried the funky wifi ones, nor that specific model. I did see someone
> report recently that they tried the Brother HL-2170W and he said it
> just works. I asked how the wifi bit works and he said...
> 
> "great, Ubuntu just detects it as a network printer, select it and
> Ubuntu auto configs it"
> 
> Which is nice.
> 
> Cheers,
> Al.
> 
I can vouch for brother too.  for the record i have a dcp310 cn



Paul

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