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lpinfo


NAME
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DESCRIPTION
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SEE ALSO
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NAME

lpinfo − show available devices or drivers

SYNOPSIS

lpinfo [ −E ] [ −U username ] [ −h server[:port] ] [ −l ] [ −−device−id device-id-string ] [ −−exclude−schemes scheme-list ] [ −−include−schemes scheme-list ] [ −−language locale ] [ −−make−and−model name ] [ −−product name ] −m
lpinfo
[ −E ] [ −U username ] [ −h server[:port] ] [ −l ] [ −−exclude−schemes scheme-list ] [ −−include−schemes scheme-list ] [ −−timeout seconds ] −v

DESCRIPTION

lpinfo lists the available devices or drivers known to the CUPS server. The first form (-m) lists the available drivers, while the second form (-v) lists the available devices.

OPTIONS

lpinfo accepts the following options:

−E

Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

−U username

Sets the username to use when connecting to the server.

−h server[:port]

Selects an alternate server.

−l

Shows a "long" listing of devices or drivers.

−−device−id device-id-string

Specifies the IEEE-1284 device ID to match when listing drivers with the −m option.

−−exclude−schemes scheme-list

Specifies a comma-delimited list of device or PPD schemes that should be excluded from the results. Static PPD files use the "file" scheme.

−−include−schemes scheme-list

Specifies a comma-delimited list of device or PPD schemes that should be included in the results. Static PPD files use the "file" scheme.

−−language locale

Specifies the language to match when listing drivers with the −m option.

−−make−and−model name

Specifies the make and model to match when listing drivers with the −m option.

−−product name

Specifies the product to match when listing drivers with the −m option.

−−timeout seconds

Specifies the timeout when listing devices with the −v option.

CONFORMING TO

The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.

EXAMPLES

List all devices:

lpinfo −v

List all drivers:

lpinfo −m

List drivers matching "HP LaserJet":

lpinfo −−make−and−model "HP LaserJet" −m

SEE ALSO

lpadmin(8), CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)

COPYRIGHT

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