[CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?

Tue Nov 7 13:59:52 UTC 2017
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Valeri
> Galtsev
> Sent: den 7 november 2017 14:49
> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?
> >> Generally all the printer issues with Windows print servers is the
> >> spool getting jacked up and having to be restarted.  It's better in
> >> Server 2016, but still crap IMHO.
> >
> > We don't run anything on Server 2016, only have a Server 2012 left.
> > Last I tried was with Server 2012, a year or so ago.
> And at the end of the day it turns out all this printer server problem
> discussion belongs to MS Windows admin list, not Linux or UNIX admin list.
> So, why didn't you, guys use Linux server instead of Windows server for
> printing? You paid with your trouble for poor decision. Windows IMHO can
> not be allowed to serve anything. It is the only system I know of whose
> vendor tell you it is unsafe to run without third party software
> (antivirus).
> Valeri

This was years ago. Things were setup differently. 
This being a conservative workplace, even as universities go, you need to
tread carefully with the users, who usually want things to stay the same.
Also, discussions on this list sometimes tend to deviate from the original

I've had some pointers and hints by now regarding the HP laptops etc, thanks