[kwlug-disc] Recommended printer / scanner all in one combo.

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sun Jan 17 00:05:20 EST 2010


Nobody doing colour laser instead of inkjet?

Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 01/16/2010 2:25 PM:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com 
> <mailto:chaslinux at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Thought I would mention that we recently tested a HP Deskjet F4180
>     "All-In-One" printer with Ubuntu 9.10. It required NO intervention at
>     all to work. It prints and scans without any extra driver installation
>     (Ubuntu takes care of it all).
> 
> HP has the best support in Ubuntu (at least).
> 
> I have had an HP PSC 1315, and it works out of the box, nothing to 
> install. It runs as a PSC 1310. Scanning and printing works out of the box.
> 
> And, if you install the hplip-gui package from the repository, you get a 
> nice system tray icon that you can scan from into PDF, and it will tell 
> you how much ink is left, you can clean heads, and other things that I 
> have not tried too.
> 
> This is on Kubuntu 9.10, which is on our print server.
> 
> If only the ink was not so expensive on the HP inkject all-in-ones..



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