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Re: Cups broken and my stomach is upset - Anger Management in Action Danger! Danger! Will Robinson!



On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 16:20 +1030, Tim wrote:
> Tim:
> >> ....... others are misleading.  I've got a couple of
> >> laser printers (and old and dependable HP LaserJet 4L,
> >> and an old and unreliable Kyocera FS-400), which I've
> >> seen reports that at least one of can handle Postscript,
> >> directly, and others that say they don't.
> 
> linuxmaillists charter net:
> > I have a HP LaserJet 5L that is about 15 years old and it 
> > works very well with Linux.  It even does a good job with 
> > print jobs sent to it through my Linux box from a winblows 
> > box that my wife uses over a wireless connection.
> 
> Oh, my 4L works fine, too.  Just that it can't (or won't) do Postscript,
> unlike what something that suggested it could.  I've even managed to
> share it to Windows 2000 (using HTTP rather than Samba), but Windows was
> painful about that at times.
> 
> 
As was explained it is not necessary for the printer to have internal
postscript printing capability as long aas the drivers exist. HPLIPS
provides drivers for most HP printers which work well under Linux.
-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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