The MG2220 printer is no longer connected to my computer.

Yet lpstat is still showing it.

How can I get that removed?

$ lpstat -p
printer Canon_TS9100_series is idle.  enabled since Mon 11 Mar 2019 04:41:26 PM CDT
printer HL-2240-series is idle.  enabled since Tue 12 Mar 2019 03:28:52 PM CDT
printer MG2200-series is idle.  enabled since Wed 20 Feb 2019 10:50:51 AM CST
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    Have you tried editing the printers.conf file? Usually located under /etc/cups/ – Sarriman Mar 13 '19 at 0:19
  • @Sarriman Do I delete this and everything below it? </DefaultPrinter> <Printer MG2200-series> – fixit7 Mar 13 '19 at 1:39
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    Those are xml formatted data. Be sure to remove the hole entry, or any other entry that you may like. If you are uncertain, create a backup file by sudo cp printer.conf ./printers.conf.backup, just in case something goes bad. – Sarriman Mar 13 '19 at 1:48

I found the answer when I opened CUPS in my browser.

Administration, Manage Printers, and Delete Printer.

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