Anyone that can Recommend a Laser Printer

Jim binarynut at
Sun Mar 24 23:11:33 UTC 2013

On 03/24/2013 06:59 PM, Mark LaPierre wrote:
> On 03/24/2013 06:36 PM, Jim wrote:
>> On 03/24/2013 01:28 PM, Mark LaPierre wrote:
>>> On 03/22/2013 07:51 PM, Jim wrote:
>>>> I'm looking to buy a Laser Printer that will work great in Fedora, in
>>>> the price range of $200 - $400 price range. any recommendations ?
>>>> Don't want any more Samsung printers they don't care about Linux
>>>> support.
>>> Hey, don't be so quick to diss on Samsung.  They were among the first
>>> manufacturers to support Linux, even if they don't do it open source.
>>> I've got a Samsung ML-1740 that has worked flawlessly with multiple
>>> flavors of Linux, including several Fedora releases. About the only
>>> problem I've ever had with it is a cups filter that was installed with
>>> incorrect ownership permissions.  I'm not sure that was Samsung's 
>>> fault.
>>> I would also recommend that you get and HP printer.  They don't
>>> support Linux at all, but they do support the HPLip project and they
>>> also produce good quality prints.
>> The thing that is blowing my mind and I just don't understand, Why is
>> this 2009 Samsung driver working on a Asus Mini Laptop w/Fedora 18 and
>> not a Acer and HP PC towers.
>> There has got to be something very Simple going on.
> Check the cups filter chain for correct ownership and permissions.  
> Set it up in debug mode and look for clues as to what's hanging it 
> up.  I fought with it for quite a while on one distribution, I don't 
> remember which one, that had a problem with the filter chain.  The 
> issue may have been caused by the distribution, not the Samsung 
> driver.  YMMV

How would I run this test, nothing is popping up saying denied permissions .
and everything is setup in su -

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