[CentOS] Canon PIXMA mg5420 or HP Photo Smart 7520

Tue Sep 9 10:22:22 UTC 2014
Louis Lagendijk <louis at fazant.net>

On Tue, 2014-09-09 at 10:46 +0200, Christoph Neuhaus wrote:
> Hi Ken
> > 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.
The Canon MG5420 is supported by Gutenprint, so printing should be ok.
Sane supports the MG5400Series for scanning (at least in GIT but as yet
untested) so scanning should work too or can easily be made to work