Anyone that can Recommend a Laser Printer

Matthew Saltzman mjs at
Sat Mar 23 03:13:14 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-03-22 at 23:00 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote: 
> On Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:26:37 -0400
> staticsafe wrote:
> > This one is great -
> >
> > 
> > I suppose it is a successor to that line.
> Yea, I went back and took a look at the Brother web
> site, and they actually list Linux explicitly as
> a compatible OS in their specs (at least for
> the couple of printers I looked at). That's
> practically a ringing endorsement since it sure
> seems like most linux compatible devices don't
> actually mention linux anywhere even though
> they do work if you try them :-).

Brother does include Linux support, but their PostScript or their Linux
driver has a bug that they've never fixed (at least for my 5250DN). One
example bug is  This
has not been fixed.

I also have an HP OfficeJet 8600 all-in-one and that seems to work well.

Matthew Saltzman
Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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