USB to Parallel Printer Cable (TPE-USBPARAL)

USB to Parallel Printer Cable (TPE-USBPARAL)
Have an old printer? Need to add a parallel port? Get our GNU/Linux supported USB to parallel printer cable.

  • Easy installation with support in the mainline & linux-libre kernels

  • Support for popular and libre (free) distributions

  • Not dependent on wrappers, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware

  • Fully compliant with specification of USB Revision 1.1

  • IEEE 1284 Interface Supports Bi-Directional Communication



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And within 6-10 for most other major destinations world wide

Category Specification
Chipset PL2305
Supported Kernels Linux 2.6.32 and later
Compatible With MS Windows XP, Vista, and 7


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Supported distributions:

Trisquel 4.01, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7
Parabola GNU/Linux 2013.04.27, 2013.09.01, 2014.06.01, 2014.10.07, 2015.02.21, 2015.02.28, 2015.05.01, 2015.07.01, 2015.08.01, 2015.11.11, 2016.03.17, 2016.06.01, 2016.11.03, 2017.05.28
Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10
Kubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10
Lubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10
Peppermint Linux OS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
LXLE 12.04, 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
LinuxMint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2
Fedora 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
OpenSUSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3
PCLinuxOS 2010, 2010.1, 2010.7, 2010.10, 2010.12, 2011.6, 2011.9, 2012.2, 2013.2, 2013.4, 2013.6, 2013.7, 2013.715, 2013.10, 2013.12, 2014.04, 2014.05, 2014.07, 2014.08, 2014.12, 2016.03, 2016.07, 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07
Mageia 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.1, 6
Slackware 13.37, 14, 14.1, 14.2
Debian 6, 7, 8, 9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 Series 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
CentOS 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
CentOS 6 Series 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
Scientific Linux 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Scientific Linux 6 Series 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9
ZorinOS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7, 7.1, 8, 8.1, 9, 9.1, 10, 11, 12, 12.1, 12.2

In practice all recent distributions are supported.