I need a command to list available printers in my Ubuntu.

The printers list could be installed or shared?

This list also should state the state of the printer .

Any Help to achieve my goal?


The Command lpstat -p will list all available printers for your Desktop .

And whether or not they are available ( the state of them) .

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If you just want the printer names:

lpstat -p | awk '{print $2}'

To see their names and print queues:

lpstat -p | awk '{print $2}' | xargs -n1 lpq -P
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