I have made a USB thermal printer which generates the /dev/usb/lp0 nod in /dev folder.

Printing using echo "Test PrintSlip" /dev/usb/lp0 works fine. I would also want to print from text editors using Ctrl + P, which doesn't work currently.

How can I add this USB Printer (/dev/usb/lp0) to printer list when print command is given in any application?


Install the printer using the


Window: Dash -> Printers -> Add Printer.

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Depending on the printer, you may need to download the right drivers.


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