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Star LaserPrinter 8
Black & White laser printer, max. 300x300 dpi, works Mostly
Recommended Driver: laserjet (Home page, View PPD, directly download PPD)
Generic Instructions: CUPS, LPD, LPRng, PPR, PDQ, no spooler

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Printer supports direct text printing with the 'us-ascii' charset.


Appears to have assorted older emulations, including laserjet.
I don't know if it has enough memory to print a full page bitmap as the laserjet driver will tend to do.

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The following driver(s) are known to drive this printer:

Recommended driver:

laserjet  (driver home page)
Ought to work fine...
This driver is free software.
Type: Ghostscript built-in
Download:PPD file: View PPD, directly download PPD

Other drivers:

gimp-print  (driver home page)
This driver is obsolete. Recommended replacement driver: gutenprint
This driver is free software.
Type: CUPS Raster

gutenprint  (driver home page)
Top Quality Printer Drivers for inkjets, dye sublimation printers, and PCL lasers
Supplier: Gutenprint project
License: GPL (free software)
User support:Gutenprint mailing list at SourceForge (voluntary)
Color output   Type: CUPS Raster
Text:||||||||||  90Graphics:||||||||||  100System Load:Unknown
Line Art:||||||||||  90Photo:||||||||||  100Speed:||||||||||  60
Download:Driver packages: x86 32 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed), x86 64 bit: 5.2.7 (RPM for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.2.7 (DEB for LSB 3.2) (Signed), 5.0.1 (RPM for LSB 3.1) (Signed), 5.0.1 (DEB for LSB 3.1) (Signed) (How to install)

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