I'm new to Linux in general and have installed Ubuntu 18.04. I managed to configure a Canon TS8160 printer which is working fine but no matter what I do the scanner is not found by Simple Scan or Xsane. I have installed the drivers provided by Canon. Any help would be appreciated.
ps sane finds the scanenr but scanimage -L says that no scanners were identified:
emilio@MyToy:~$ sudo sane-find-scanner
# sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the # result is different from what you expected, first make sure your # scanner is powered up and properly connected to your computer.
# No SCSI scanners found. If you expected something different, make sure that # you have loaded a kernel SCSI driver for your SCSI adapter.
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1821 [TS8100 series]) at libusb:001:006 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by # SANE. Try scanimage -L and read the backend's manpage.
# Not checking for parallel port scanners.
# Most Scanners connected to the parallel port or other proprietary ports # can't be detected by this program. emilio@MyToy:~$ scanimage -L
No scanners were identified. If you were expecting something different, check that the scanner is plugged in, turned on and detected by the sane-find-scanner tool (if appropriate). Please read the documentation which came with this software (README, FAQ, manpages). emilio@MyToy:~$