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I need to print in an Epson TM-U220PD model M188D for receipts (without cups support), I used to write in a terminal [text] > /dev/lp0 but now usblp is deprecated. I can use this printer enabling the usblp kernel module, but this action disable cups.

There's other way to print, maybe using CUPS? How can I find the new path to the printer?

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You can install it in CUPS as a raw device and then just lp -d Epson [textfile] (or possibly cat text | lp -d Epson) That's how I talk to my Eltron printers in EPL2. In CUPS web interface it's under "Make: Raw", but in gnome-print it's "Choose Driver: Generic" then "Raw Queue".

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