Re: What is a simple to install printer
David Morse wrote:
I need a cheap printer, where toner refils don't cost an arm and a leg.
Print quality and color are optional. But the prime criterion needs
to be "software configurable in a nano-second by an impatient newbie".
Nothing on this planet meets your last criterion.
The last printer I bought was an Epson Stylus Color 740i,
These people don't seem to think that there is anything wrong with your
which fit all
the criteria above except the last. I apt-got all the packages I could
think of, but 90% of the time it prints out postscript source code, and
I couldn't even begin to figure out where to go for help.
It took me thirty seconds.
that one for scrap,
It's too good for that. Give it to a non-profit or someone else who
starting over, and irrationally
blaming CUPS to
comfort my bruised ego.
So, what printer(s) does apt-get install XXXX just make it work?
Cups installed my cheap Canon BJC1000SP, and the BJC1000 standard driver
suits it perfectly.