"HPLIP integrates nicely with CUPS, and it automatically
distributes Windows client drivers over the network. CUPS already
automatically networks printers to Linux clients, and Apple owns
CUPS now, so (in theory, anyway) HPLIP printers should share
effortlessly across all three platforms.
"On the other hand, HP does not officially support Linux
clients. Same old story-- they talk up their great community
support, and they have three techs assigned to their community
support site, and you do get pretty good support. But it should be
official. We pay the same money. I'm always confused by vendors who
don't mind marginalizing an entire category of their customers. It
seems churlish, especially when Linux developers have done most of
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