OT: printer, our cups port, and is-there-a-generic-laser?

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jun 16 13:00:32 UTC 2011


On Wed, 15 Jun 2011, Gary Kline wrote:

> we had a power out here this morning and besides it costing most of
> my day, it blew out my Brother laser printer.  i just got it working
> FINALLY with our cups stuff.  don't asked me how; other than i was
> using our olden lpr/lpd and had /etc/printcap.
>
> is there a laser other than the brother {tm}?  i mean, that the
> members of this org would go for?

I prefer used HP business-class lasers with instant-on fusers.
http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/usedlasers.html

Also, see "lpd Printing With FreeBSD"
http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/lpdprinting.html


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