[clug] Printer supplies - advice sought (linux Digest, Vol 85, Issue 19, message 7)

Lana Brindley lanabrindley at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 16:07:38 MST 2010

(Adding the list back in, I suspect Felix didn't intend to send this
just to me. Apologies if that isn't the case, Felix).

My comments below ...

2010/1/8 Felix Karpfen <kfelix at tpg.com.au>:
> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 07:34:19 +1100
> Lana Brindley <lanabrindley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2010/1/8 Felix Karpfen <felix at spodzone.org.uk>:
>> > For the record, the cost of buying a ream of printing papers from
>> > HP is greater than the cost of my latest printer (HP D2560) from
>> > ebay.
>> Maybe the better question is - which printer do I buy instead?
>> especially if the paper is more expensive than the printer ...
> I expect that you are correct.
> My problem is - which printer? I run the current Debian stable and make
> no attempt to update it (or install alien packages).  So my
> printer-shopping starts with the drivers that my current version of
> Debian supports and then goes on to find a retailer that still stocks
> the printer that goes with the driver.

I would suggest finding several that you like the look of and are in
your price range, and then researching them to check for drivers. That
could be arse-about though, I guess.


Cheers! Lana

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