Looking for ratings of all-in-one printers for Linux (Ubuntu in particular)
My experience is with both, Brother DCP -T700W and Epson L-565. Both
are MfP (Print, Scan, Fax, Copier) capable and I use them from Linux
Mint 18.1 over Wi-Fi.
They are both, ink tank colour printer.
My 2 cents.
On 10 July 2018 at 12:20, Bret Busby <bret.busby at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/07/2018, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There were native Debian drivers that could print on my printer. They
>> could not access all features, such as duplex printing. So I installed the
>> Brother drivers and I'm happy.
> On a Samsung M2835DW, I have printed duplex with no problem, with
> UbuntuMATE 16.04, and printers have been more or less plug and play,
> for printing and scanning, with 16.04 .
> I have been, for some years now, been using a Samsung CLX3185FW, with
> no probnlems with printing and scanning, with Ubuntu MATE 16.04
> I also have a Samsung SCX4521F, that had worked without problems, for
> both scanning and printing, with UbuntuMATE.
> The only problems with the first and the third of these printers, is,
> as with all laser pprinters, the toner cartridges need repklacing.
> And, as I have previously stated, HP bought out Samsung Printing, so,
> the usability of the previous Samsung printers, has now passed to HP.
> Years ago, HP had an extremely good name for compatibility with Linux,
> then, it faltered with that MS Windows interface thing that made
> printers work only with windows as most printers became cheap and
> nasty things with all of the processing done by, and, only by,
> windows, and then, the sun came out again, and printers started
> becoming printers again, that worked with operating systems other than
> MS Windows, and then, Samsung sold its printing division to HP, so,
> the good name of HP printers (as in compatibility with Linux), appears
> to have been restored.
> Bret Busby
> West Australia
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