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Why I can’t create a cups connection in my raspberry pi using python?

I want to use python code to print to my printer. I installed all the required module but it’s not running. The error I got is

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/pi/Thesis/", line 2, in <module>
    conn = cups.Connection()
AttributeError: module 'cups' has no attribute 'Connection'

I got the code from the internet here’s the code

import cups
conn = cups.Connection()
printers = conn.getPrinters ()
for printer in printers:
print (printer, printers[printer]["device-uri"])

my expected output is like this EPSON_LX-300 usb://EPSON/LX-300+?serial=L010209081 RICOH_Aficio_SP_100 usb://RICOH/ Aficio?serial=T382M977983 but I received an error.


you wouldn’t have installed cups instead of pycups?


pip uninstall cups
pip install pycups

and try again