[Mageia-discuss] HP Printer

Gary Montalbine gmontalbine at cox.net
Sat Jun 23 01:23:16 CEST 2012

On 06/22/2012 05:36 PM, Liam R E Quin wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 15:36 -0400, Gary Montalbine wrote:
> [...]
>> I have an LCD monitor.
> they still need to be calibrated.
>>   This old man is strictly a user. I was hoping
>> that someone that was using an HP in Mageia with good results might
>> provide a model number.
> A google search shows lots of people, including people happy with the HP
> Photosmart Plus B209a.
>> My needs are simple. I want to
>> be able to use it as a copier and most important, is color printing that
>> matches within reason the colors on my monitor.
> You need to calibrate the monitor properly, so that it displays the
> colours that will print.
> If you use the printer as a copier, do the colours come out different
> from the original?
> Without saying in much more detail what problems you are having, we are
> trying to use telepathy to read your mind and guess, and it's not
> working ;-)
>>   My current printer is
>> not mageia compatible.
> This appears not to be correct - other people are using the same printer
> with Mageia Linux.
>>   Monitor color calibration will not correct it.
> Why do you say this? You may be right, but without knowing what is not
> work,ing we can't help.
> Some possible problems you might be having:
> * you scan an image and the reds come out as blue, and the blues come
> out as red.
> * you scan an image and the resolution is too low
> * you can't scan an image at all
> * you print and it comes out in black and white, not colour
> * you are printing on office paper and the output is too dark
> * you are printing on photopaper and the result is too light
> * colours are too saturated when you print
> * colours are too light when you print
> * you can't print a full-page image
> * when you press the copy button on the printer, the upstairs toilet
> flushes.

The outhouse is too far away when it rains.
> Does the printer work OK on OS X or Windows? If so, with which colour
> profile?
> Come on, give us a clue :-)

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