[conspire] danger at Fry's before 2100 , nota printer

Bill Ward bill at wards.net
Wed Apr 18 00:42:41 PDT 2007

On 4/17/07, David E. Fox <dfox at m206-157.dsl.tsoft.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 13:43:25 -0700
> "Bill Ward" <bill at wards.net> wrote:
> > with drivers for it under Ubuntu.  Easy peasy.  So the rule should not
> > be "don't buy cheapies" but rather, check for Linux compatibility
> > before you buy.
> Good point. Also check what the cartridges will cost over the life of
> the unit. Inkjets really are a source of bad economics when you factor
> that in.

Yeah, that's why I bought a laser printer.  A laser printer toner
cartridge lasts a looooooong time compared to inkjets, so even if it
is $100 for a refill it's a bargain.

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