A first test with Ubuntu 18.04 and my Epson V 300 showed: Things remain the same as with 17.10. Only after the steps described in post #76 my scanner began to work.
Btw. the opinion of the sane developers I talked with is rather clear and easy: those who broke things have to fix them. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1728012 Title: Many 3rd party scanner drivers are broken by a sane change To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+bug/1728012/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs