[ale] B&W printer recommendations

Bob Toxen bob at verysecurelinux.com
Thu Jan 27 14:14:38 EST 2022

I LOVE my Brother all-in-one.  Printing, sending, and receiving FAXes.  Never tried to get scanning to work
in my Linux-only enviroment.

It took only a few minutes to get working with CentOS about 7-10 years ago.  Maybe 1 page in 5000-10,000
jam, using quality paper of course.  They promised Linux compatibility and were right.

This was after I had returned the new HP printer that lied when they claimed Linux compatibility
and *I* could not get working after about 6 hours of wasted time compiling stupid drivers that didn't
load or work.
(My last HP laptop supplied by a client also was junk).  HP now is on my "Never buy" list. Buyer beware.

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 02:14:31PM -0500, Pete Hardie via Ale wrote:
> Afternoon, ALE
> What's the latest scoop on reliable printers for Linux and Windows?
> Ideally an all-in-one (print/scan/fax).  Wifi not required
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