if i understand correctly, it seems like sharing a scanner over a network disappeared sometime before el capitan. so, given that, how are people sharing their scanners right now? i have a canon multi purpose USB scanner + printer. * are people sharing using USB sharing? how does that interplay with having a shared printer connected? what software are you using? * has anybody tried using SANE to share it over the network (and then use twain-sane or something on the receiving end?) * has anybody tried sharing from a windows machine and accessing the scanner and printer from OS X? does that work? which version of windows? * has anybody just given up, and run an old version of OS X on the machine that you are sharing from? if so, which version?