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printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions? [Solved]

Postby BlackHole » Thu Dec 13, 2012 16:02

Can anyone recommend me a printer (printer and scanner integrated) that works easy with Sabayon?
It's not for me, I only know that may be compatibility problems...
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby dunsurfin » Thu Dec 13, 2012 16:45

Generally speaking HP printers/scanners work well with Linux. I have two, one a wireless one, and both work well with SL10. Wireless printers can be a bugger to set-up but the HP one wasn't. You will need to install hp-lip and make sure you are a member of the lp group.
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby BlackHole » Sun Dec 16, 2012 19:15

If drivers for the printer (Epson Expression Home XP-102 or XP-202) exist on official website (Epson) for Linux, will it work on Sabayon, sure (done by a "normal" user, not beginner as me :) )????
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby dunsurfin » Sun Dec 16, 2012 20:27

I'm sorry but I'm unable to answer that question. Hopefully someone else will do so.
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby DJ A. J. Slye » Sun Dec 16, 2012 21:07

Your best bet would be an HP..
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:36

HP are the most beginner-friendly choice.

After HP, other hardware to check that will probably (but not definitely) work are those included in the SANE scanner drivers list and in the Gutenprint printer drivers list. See the following two links for details:

http://www.sane-project.org/sane-backends.html#SCANNERS

http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/p_Sup ... inters.php

I use Canon MFPs successfully in both Gentoo and SL, but would not recommend them for newcomers to either distribution, as Canon MFPs can be difficult to set up in Gentoo/SL (and not every Canon model works in Gentoo/SL), although Canon do provide packages for Linux distributions that use .deb and .rpm packages.
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Re: printer-scanner integrated, any suggestions?

Postby BlackHole » Sat Dec 22, 2012 14:29

Thank you :) I bought an HP Deskjet All-in-one and it works :)
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