[scribus] [OT] True CMYK printers for Linux

Stefano Danzi s.danzi at hawai.it
Wed Feb 13 08:01:53 UTC 2013


I think that a laser printer with embedded postscript processor is that 
you are looking for.
Better if processor is Adobe PS. But these machines are very expensive.

Il 12/02/2013 22.09, Patrick Noffke ha scritto:
> This is mostly off-topic, but I was hoping some of the color management
> pros using Scribus would have come across this.
> I'm looking for a color laser printer that allows me to use it like a true
> CMYK device.  My cheap inkjet printers show up as RGB colorspace when I do:
> $ colormgr get-devices
> So those printers must have their own profiles built-in, and convert from
> RGB to CMYK internally.
> I want to profile my own printer, and when I print test charts and make a
> PDF with a 100% cyan, I only want to see cyan ink on the page.
> Does anyone know of Linux-friendly printers that can do this?

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