On 25 Jun 2008, at 09:10, Andres Jimenez wrote:
> I am moving back to Spain very soon and I was planning to buy a
> not-too-cheap printer/scanner.
>> I have use a Dell 926 at work on Windows with very good results. The
> new version of it (the Dell 928) has all features I will ever need and
> it cost 71 EURO.
Wow - if €71 counts as "not-too-cheap" what is cheap?
> As usual, I stop dreaming when a Google search shows no success
> stories when making it work under Linux.
Most Dell printers are rebadged Lexmark devices, and Lexmark is just
about the worst brand out there for Linux support.
> Could you guys recommend any other printer/scanner, with reasonable
> priced cartridges if possible
You're funny - current generations of low end printers are designed on
the Gilette model - sold as cheap as possible, with the profit coming
from selling ink which is more expensive than Unicorn tears,
> , that works well on Linux?
> I will use a Mac too, so I could accept another one if it works well
> on MacOSX 10.4 (Tiger).
I use a HP Deskjet F4100 on OS-X and it works nicely, though
apparently its Linux support is poor (I suspect it can probably print
but not scan)
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