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Tue Jan 9 14:03:43 CST 2007
I too have the 1710n at home. It is a pretty good printer with
reasonable toner cost.
I've made a promise to never use USB/Parallel printers again and it
has been great for compatibility.
I've set up dozens of HP and Dell printers without a hitch using LPR
on Linux for network print serving.
On Jan 9, 2007, at 1:55 PM, Dave Weis wrote:
> Nathan C. Smith wrote:
>> I almost mentioned the lexamrk I am using. Similar to Aaron's.
>> I've been a solid HP loyalist for a long time but Lexmark is
>> starting (IMHO)
>> to give them a real run for the money.
>> Unfortunately on these smaller printers a new toner cart costs
>> almost as
>> much as a new printer. They need to start giving away the razors and
>> selling the blades. The MCPA is going to make it possible to do.
> I just got a Dell 1710n for home for around $200 or so. It's not a
> bad printer, basically a Lexmark dressed in black. Prints a bit
> faster than my old HP5.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Aaron Porter [mailto:atporter at gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday,
>>> January 09, 2007 1:45 PM
>>> To: Central Iowa Linux Users Group
>>> Subject: Re: [Cialug] Printers
>>> On 1/9/07, Stuart Thiessen <sthiessen at passitonservices.org> wrote:
>>>> Just curious if you have found any particular printer or brand of
>>>> printers to be more or less friendly under Linux? I have a
>>> Lexmark at
>>>> home and I found out that there are no drivers for my
>>> particular model
>>>> of Lexmark printer. So I became curious about this from the average
>>>> user point of view.
>>> I recently picked up a Lexmark E120n for home and was so pleased
>>> it I got one for my parents at Christmas. Mono laser, ethernet/USB,
>>> full CUPS support, rpm and deb driver packages on the CD in the box,
>>> for $125 shipped.
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