I have an HP LaserJet 1220 printer, and I am looking for a standalone wireless printserver that is compatible with Ubuntu. Many of the wireless printservers available from Linksys require Windows-only drivers to be installed on computers that will use the printserver. What are some printservers that are compatible with Ubuntu, and how much do they cost?
Most (if not all) of the HP printers work using HPLIP without installing anything else. They also can be shared without any additional software (at least to linux machines). You can use CUPS too or samba to share for windows machines.
PS: all software needed have 0 cost
In Ubuntu you don't need additional drivers for the print server or router sharing a printer or to connect directly to a wifi printer only the printer driver (that is already included in HPLIP in Ubuntu). You can add a printer and connect to it with ipp.
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