Brian Foster wrote:
> | Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 14:21:09 +0100
> | From: Paul Biggar <paul.biggar at gmail.com>
> | On 7/20/05, Brian Foster <blf at blf.utvinternet.ie> wrote:
> | > besides, the bolshevik printer was a very
> | > low-end (cheap!) model and by then also quite old.
> | Just curious, but I've never heard a piece of hardware referred to
> | that way. From googling, I've found a few meanings for it, all derived
> | from the same obvious source, so am just wondering if you meant:
> | - the printer is on strike
>> well, it is refusing to work.
>> | - the printer is a member of the majority (all printers are like that?)
>> all printers do fail, eventually.
>> | - the printer is a communist (derogatory, i would presume)
>> it was equally slow in printing everything.
>> | - the printer is a radical, revolutionary, or taking part in a
> | revoltion (not working, hence revolting perhaps?)
>> there is a famous poster from the 1950(?)s with
> the title “Is Your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks?”
> and then going on to try and sell disposable paper
> towels (IIRC), on the grounds they did not get
> disgustingly dirty and hence did not cause staff
> to complain (i.e., revolt). the printer got upset
> at disgustingly full waste ink pads and revolted;
> hence, by analogy with the poster, it must be a
>>Well, judging by the lack of enthuse for attempting to write printer
drivers coming through the list Im guessing it not a thing one would
wish to try and attempt. Its a bit of a pity though as the AIO
fulfilled my pretty low level home needs for
Interestingly I noticed in this mornings papers that HP are advertising
laserjets at the following prices (prices in GBP Ive included the evil VAT)
LJ1160 19 ppm £149
LJ1320 21 ppm £179
LJ2420 28 ppm £287
Which I thought was pretty good. Although Ive just noticed something
about this being a cash back offer.
website is www.hp.com/uk/lasersaverpromo
But, hey, what gaurantee is that these will play nice with Linux??
Looking on the website they say windows and Mac compatible but
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