What is your price on a low-cost LINIX printer?

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 2 14:09:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 18:34:42 -0000, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com>  

> Steve wrote:
>> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 14:30:53 -0000, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Steve wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 13:18:18 -0000, Karl F. Larsen  
>>>> <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 	You guys are beating a dead horse. There are about 100
>>>>> different printers for sale at any time and they ALL work with
>>>>> the Linux operating system.
>>>>> 	But some are Laser Printers black and others are Laser
>>>>> Printers color which I have not tried do to cost and no need
>>>>> to print color.
>>>>> 	I am using a Wal Mart Brother Laser Printer. I found the
>>>>> exact driver for this printer in Ubuntu 8.02, 8.11, 9.04 and 9.10.
>>>> Which doesn’t really help with inherited kit.  The people I know  
>>>> aren’t
>>>> going to buy a new printer just so they can print with Linux.
>>>> If it works with Windows why doesn’t it work with Linux, Linux is
>>>> rubbish,
>>>> is what I hear from them.  No amount of explaining it’s the
>>>> manufacturers
>>>> fault will help the situation.  The same goes for web-cams, modems,
>>>> TV-cards, etc.
>>> 	Your not thinking. I will not buy a printer because I have
>>> one now and I use only Ububtu now. A new Ubuntu user who has a
>>> printer that works on Windows will want it to work on his
>>> Ubuntu. It is 90% certain it will.
>>> 	So do not worry. Very few Ubuntu users can make a error in
>>> buying a printer. You pay $25.00 for an inkjet you take your
>>> chances. If you buy a Laser Printer it will work fine. All HP
>>> printers work with Ubuntu.
>> I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again.  What do you mean by a
>> working printer.  Just because it puts ink on paper doesn’t mean  
>> it’s a
>> working printer.  If I can’t change the resolution, paper type/size,  
>> etc.
>> it’s not a working printer.
> 	Your full of poop Steve! You can buy a new HP that will print
> well on 8 1/2 by 11 inch paper and that is all. The bottom of
> the line is that way. My old Brother Laser printer is this way
> too. But I like it!
> 	And your confused Steve. There are no printers sold now that
> have a fixed font!!! My old Brother will print a picture and
> has done that. I CAN change for paper size but the cheap HP
> may not, but it prints in color, which mine does not.
> 	Please Steve, relax and read this list. Your ignorance   is
> showing!


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