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jamesisin
January 8th, 2013, 08:29 AM
My neighbor is running 10.04 on a laptop. He bought a wireless printer and I was not able to get it to work wirelessly (it worked with the driver via USB but not via wireless). Anyway, he returned that printer and is asking for a recommendation for a printer which will function with Ubu 10.04 wirelessly.

Suggestions?

The more seamless the setup the better.


Thanks.

(I suppose the price should be around fifty bucks.)

Rocklobster690
January 8th, 2013, 12:12 PM
A good place to start? http://www.openprinting.org/printers

Have a look at what printers are available in his price range and check for Linux support using openprinting.org

Also have a look at the Ubuntu wiki - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrinters and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Printers

There's loads of previous posts in the forum on printer installations.

mrgs
January 8th, 2013, 01:05 PM
First you should try to get him to do a fresh install of 12.10. It will save trouble later.

New hardware and an old operative system is not a good combination.

jamesisin
January 10th, 2013, 07:48 PM
That link for the printer site will be useful. Thank you for that.

What I was rather hoping for was a testimonial like "I bought X printer from HP and followed the instructions in this link and worked flawlessly".

Is CUSP still that complicated?