Mention How do you refer to the parallel port where devices such as printers are connected?

Category: LinuxMention How do you refer to the parallel port where devices such as printers are connected?
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Mention How do you refer to the parallel port where devices such as printers are connected?

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Whereas under Windows you refer to the parallel port as the LPT port, under Linux you refer to it as /dev/lp . LPT1, LPT2 and LPT3 would therefore be referred to as /dev/lp0, /dev/lp1, or /dev/lp2 under Linux.