ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 68, Issue 191

Alain Muls alain.muls at telenet.be
Wed Apr 21 09:01:35 UTC 2010


On 20 April 2010 23:44, <ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:

>
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 14:10:28 -0700
> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: MFP Printer for Ubuntu
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <hql586$4b3$1 at dough.gmane.org>
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>
> On 04/20/2010 01:34 PM, Andy Graybeal wrote:
> > Preston thanks for your input, I've heard good things about Brother
> > working well with linux.
> >
> > brscan-skey sounds like great peice of software.
> >
> > I should have mentioned that this is for a small office of about 20
> > users, we would like a laser printer (because i'm used to them) or
> > phaser printer, because I guess this is okay?  We would don't want ink.
> >   We would prefer black-and-white because we hope that people won't use
> > it for fun necessarily in the office.
> >
> > Do you think the brscan-skey software will work with the other Brother
> > MFP printers? ... i wonder.. I'm going to look into this.
> >
> > I hope this is not too 'off-topic' for the list; this is my first thread
> > here.
> >
>
> Please bottom post on this list - thanks :-)
>
> One way to control color ink consumption is to set up separate printer
> profiles for the printer. For example I have a color Canon MP750 and
> have multiple profiles set; 1 for MP750 (default) where the printer is
> set to print only in black & white, 1 for MP750Color where the printer
> is set to print in standard color, 1 for MP750Photo where the printer is
> set to optimal photo color settings, 1 for MP750Duplex to print in B&W
> in duplex mode, etc., etc.
>
> You can choose any of the 'printers' from the print dropdowns, but as
> mentioned the default is for B&W. In an office such as yours, you can
> choose to only allow certain users to select the color 'printers', while
> others that need to print something in color can have the option when
> necessary. So you don't necessarily need to buy a B&W for all & a color
> for specific users, just set up the printer profiles accordingly.
>
>
> Hi,

Could you detail how you set up these different profiles for your MFP
printer?

Tx/Alain
 *Alain Muls* alain.muls at rma.ac.be  Royal Military Academy Tel +32 2
7426340  Renaissance
Avenue 30 Fax+32 2 7426622  B1000 Brussels - Belgium
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