cupsfilter is a front-end to the CUPS filter subsystem which allows
you to convert a file to a specific format, just as if you had
printed the file through CUPS. By default, cupsfilter generates a PDF
file. The converted file is sent to the standard output.
Do not actually run the filters, just print the filters used to
-D Delete the input file after conversion.
Specifies the username passed to the filters. The default is the
name of the current user.
Uses the named cups-files.conf configuration file.
Uses information from the named printer.
-e Use every filter from the PPD file.
Specifies the source file type. The default file type is guessed
using the filename and contents of the file.
Converts document N from the specified job. If N is omitted,
document 1 is converted.
Specifies the destination file type. The default file type is
application/pdf. Use printer/foo to convert to the printer
format defined by the filters in the PPD file.
Specifies the number of copies to generate.
Specifies options to pass to the CUPS filters.
Specifies the PPD file to use.
Specifies the document title.
-u Delete the PPD file after conversion.
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11 June 2014 CUPS cupsfilter(8)