[LAU] OT: Advice on Linux-compatible printers
peterparker at fastmail.com
Thu Jun 24 23:51:10 CEST 2021
* David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> [2021-06-24 22:38]:
> Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> writes:
> > Greetings !
> > I have an HP Deskjet 6540 that I've used for more than a decade. I
> > owned another before this one, used it for probably an equal time. My
> > work requires a reliable printer and I've been very happy with
> > it. Alas, it's no longer in production but I imagine that HP sells a
> > model that replaces it.
> Well, HP Inc's current line of printers is built to a different
> philosophy than the old workhorses of HP were. So a "model that
> replaces it" is to be taken with a grain of salt.
I have a HP Laserjet 4000 with a duplex unit and network card
(JetDirect). It serves me fantastically since 15 years on Debian but
also on other OSes and I am installing its second toner cardridge only
now. Can be found second hand, make sure it has a duplex unit for saving
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