[GRLUG] Need to buy printer
bob.kline at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 13:08:33 EST 2009
I have an HP unit - printer, scanner -
which I got free with my last HP PC
system. Watch the Office Max or
Office Depot ads for cheap printers.
$50 or so.
But the first round of new cartridges
could well eat up a big piece of $100.
IMHO home printers are a racket, and
are clearly intended to get one hooked
on cartridges, and are subsidized
Cartridge World, 1717 28th Street SW,
refills some cartridges, for 1/2 the new
price. So does Walgreen. Might make
sense to see which ones they fill before
buying anything - that's where the real
savings could be.
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:52 PM, <topher at wcsg.org> wrote:
> My turn to ask. :) I haven't owned a printer for years, and never felt
> the lack. Apparently my wife needs one now though. It'll be plugged into
> my kids windows desktop, but I want to be able to print to it from my
> Linux laptop. I'm assuming I can share it out in wnidows and mount it
> with CUPS or something. I also want some for <$100.
> Anyone have a favorite printer that fits that?
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> grlug at grlug.org
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