[CentOS] College student printer for CentOS 5.4 x86_64?

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sat Dec 19 12:31:10 UTC 2009


At Sat, 19 Dec 2009 05:09:03 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> 
> > What would the community recommend? His needs are simple...mostly B&W
> > papers.  On rare occasions he needs to print a paper with color
> > photos/graphs embedded. Not looking to spend a lot, just enough to
> > satisfy the requirement.
> 
> I wouldn't buy a color printer at all.
> I assume, every decent college has some sort of print-shop on the campus
> where you can make high-quality color printouts for pennies.
> For black&white, I'd buy a decent laser printer.
> Personally, I don't own a printer anymore since finishing university - I
> print everything (usually a couple of pages per month) at work.
> If I'd have to buy one now, I'd look for an appropriate Brother model.
> They seem to have decent support for Linux.

Right.  *Laser* printers are way *cheaper* than inkjets.  (Really!)  A
printer that speak PostScript is instantly plug-and-play for a Linux
system (any distro, any version).


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> 
> cheers,
> Rainer
> 
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