[ubuntu] How do I install a USB printer?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Laserjet 4L printer and can easily install it assigned to LPT #1. However, it is not connected to LPT #1 but via a USB port, as follows: Motherboard USB Port -> KVM Switch* -> USB to Parallel Cable -> Printer I think the KVM Switch is irrelevant but I have noted it here for completeness. I think the important "device" is the USB to Parallel Cable, which came with a Windows driver. Windows created a "Virtual USB Port" that I could assign to the printer. I think the cable contains a (Hardware)