Mike Leone turgon at
Sat Sep 28 22:18:51 BST 2002

* David Wallis (dandewallis at wrote this on 09 28, 02 at 16:53: 
> Hi
> I am sill in the process of converting from win98se to redhat/kde
> Am thinking of upgrading my printer, currently Brother HL-730 laser
> There are two reasons  ... it's fairly old and will need a new drum soon
> and I am getting out of memory messages when printing from Linux 
> applications.
> My questions are ...
> 1. Is the brother printer a win printer in a similar league as a win 
> modem which depends of windows to function properly?

The 630 is not; I use one with CUPS just fine.

> 2. Any suggestions for a Linux compliant printer

I have a HL-630 (parallel port); an Epson Photo 780 (USB); and used to use a
Canon BJ200 (parallel port), all under Linux. All work fine, and are well
supported by CUPS.
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