MFP Printer for Ubuntu

Richard Mancusi vrman49 at
Fri Apr 23 16:21:06 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 22:21, Syafril Hermansyah <syafril at> wrote:
> On 04/20/2010 11:48 PM +07:00 Andy Graybeal wrote:
>> Can anyone suggest a multifunction printer that works in Ubuntu?... or
>> linux in general?
>> Specifically I would like to be able to scan images over the network.
> Most HP LaserJet all-in-one with built in JetDirect interface will work,
> but if using external jetdirect (such officejet) not all type of
> jetdirect and printers working especially for network scanning dan faxing.
> --
> syafril
> -------
> Syafril Hermansyah

Which one are you using?  I would also like to do network scans using an HP
Color Multifunction LaserJet.  However, the HP site isn't clear:

The column in question is "Scan to PC".  The #3 note states:

"3 Scan supported means that PC initiated scan using a SANE compatible
software application is supported over parallel, USB, or network
(depending on I/O connection)."

So, just because it will scan to PC, it doesn't mean via the network - even
though you have it connected to your network.  The scan function may
require that you use USB.

Also note that they all don't work regardless of interface.  I wanted a
CM3530 and this chart clearly states that it won't work.

If you simply want an adequate network scan (questionable printer) I
recommend an OfficeJet Pro 8500.  Unfortunately it is inkjet not laser.


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