[CentOS] Duplex networkprinter for Linux

Boris Epstein borepstein at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 10:19:57 EDT 2010


On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 9:39 AM, James Szinger <jszinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Oct 2010 15:18:09 +0200
> kim.gabrielsen at get2net.dk wrote:
>
>> does anybody know about a duplex (color) printer with linux support?
>>
>> either with centos as print server or - preferably - as a stand alone
>> network printer?
>
> At home, I recently replaced an HP office jet with a Lexmark X543
> multifunction printer/scanner/copier.  The C543 is print-only
> version.  Getting it set up under MacOS X, Fedora and CentOS was a
> snap.  I'm happy with it (I don't print enough to care about the cost
> of toner).
>
> Recently at work, I had to set up a new HP, and had a hard time
> finding a Linux PPD, and our sysadmin had no more success.  I
> ended up grabbing the OSX PPD and removing the Mac specific parts.
>
> The office jet at home worked OK once I rebuilt the Fedora HPLIP RPMs
> for CentOS, but HP's Mac drivers were flaky, and were never updated for
> news OSX releases.
>
> Jim
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What was the new HP you were having trouble setting up at work, if you
happen to remember?

Thanks.

Boris.


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