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Re: Need printer recommendation

On Nov 27, 2011, at 11:21 09AM, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:

> herbert langhans writes:
> - A short question - what laser printer do you use with NetBSD? I would be
> - very happy with a Cups-free solution. Maybe a network printer what
> - connects by TCP/IP?
> I've been very happy with my ethernet connected postscript
> capable Brother printers.
> The inexpensive black and white printer is a HL-5250DN, while the
> more expensive color multi-function laser is a MFC-9840CDW.  Both
> duplex as well (something I considered a key feature.)

I'm using a Brother HL-5150D via an lpd front end; it works very well.
And it was easy to find a .ppd file (I think on Brother's web site),
which made the CUPS setup easy.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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