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wuffles (HP OfficeJet Pro x576xw)

HP OfficeJet Pro x576xw

wuffles lives on the second floor of Shanahan. It is a fast printer that can do both black-and-white (up to 70 ppm) and color (up to 42 ppm) using a special inkjet technology (PageWide). wuffles prints at 1200 x 1200 dpi black-and-white and 2400 x 1200 dpi color and has one large paper tray and a duplexer. As a multifunction printer, wuffles also includes a multipage-feed scanner that allows you to scan to a PDF file or make color copies.


Mac OS X

Support for this printer is included in Mac OS X.


Support for this printer is available from Microsoft for Windows 7. You can download a driver for Windows XP from HP.


wuffles is available on the math department's main print server, so if it's not set as your default printer, you can print to it by choosing wuffles in xpp or specifying -Pwuffles on the command line.

For you do-it-yourself types, look at the hplip or gutenprint packages for your distro.

Manufacturer's Site

HP's drivers.

The Name...

wuffles is named after the small, aged dog belonging to Lord Havelock Vetinari, Ankh-Morpork's Patrician. Wuffles appears in Sourcery and again, more forcefully, in The Truth.