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USB printer not detected in Arch Linux

08 Nov 2021

If your Arch Linux does not detect your USB printer, there is one simple thing you can do to make it work. Just run this simple command in your terminal to allow the root user to scan the USB ports:
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sudo chmod og= /usr/lib/cups/backend/usb
After that there is a chance your printer will be detected (e.g. via system-config-printer).
Found at this site.
Tested on Arch, Nov. 2021.
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