On 09/09/14 04:36, ken wrote: > In need of a new printer, having done a bit or research, and > considering either the Canon PIXMA mg5420 or the HP Photo Smart 7520. > > There are Linux drivers for the Photosmart which are supposed to > handle both the printer and the scanner. But in my research I haven't > found (yet) anyone who's gotten the scanner to work with Linux on the > Photosmart, let alone the sheet feeder for it. Allegedly there are > instructions and requirements for using the fax on Linux. But I'd > like to hear from someone who has actually gotten all of this working > on Linux (either debian or centos) and which version of which distro > is needed. > > The Canon PIXMA mg5420 doesn't have a fax or a sheet feeder for its > scanner, but I'm guessing it's even dodgier to get just its > single-sheet flatbed scanner and its printer working with Linux. So > has anyone had success with that? > > I've also read horror stories about the how often new ink cartridges > are required, that basically you pay for the printer a second and > third time buying cartridges (not to mention how often a print job is > interrupted by a trip to buy new cartridges). Any first-hand reports > on that? > > Whoever thought spending money would be so tough? > > Thanks for your knowledge and experience. > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos HP has official Linux support. We have a clear winner.