[Mageia-discuss] HP Printer

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Sat Jun 23 09:20:19 CEST 2012

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On 22/06/12 01:02, Paul Simon wrote:
> "Gary Montalbine" <gmontalbine at cox.net> wrote in message
> news:4FE374BA.50303 at cox.net...
>> On 06/21/2012 02:51 PM, Paul Simon wrote:
>>> Getting "good color" depends on what you mean by good color.
>>> It's subjective.  Most color problems are due issues in color
>>> management, a not easy subject.  The least of if has to do with
>>> device calibration and profiling.  I do high quality digital
>>> ink jet printing and it took me about five years of study and
>>> $1500 to get it right.  Your time and expense is going to
>>> depend on what you consider "good color."  Let me know if you 
>>> want more info.
>> I consider good color to be a close copy of what I have on my
>> monitor. From past experience my printer does not work well with
>> mageia. I would like to replace it with a HP printer that does
>> work in mageia. Thanks, Gary
>>> Paul "Gary Montalbine"<gmontalbine at cox.net>  wrote in message
>>> news:4FE3178F.9030502 at cox.net...
>>>> I would appreciate a recommendation for an HP printer/scanner
>>>> that produces good color prints. I currently have a HP
>>>> Photosmart Plus B209a that does not produce good prints. 
>>>> Thanks, Gary
> All I can tell you at this point is that if the printer prints well
> with other applications there is a Magiea printer driver that is
> misbehaving. Buying a new printer will probably not make any
> difference.
Gary, is hplip installed?  My HP Photosmart works well - there's no
point in recommending it, as it is discontinued.


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