lpinfo(8) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | CONFORMING TO | EXAMPLES | NOTES | SEE ALSO | COPYRIGHT | COLOPHON

lpinfo(8)                      Apple Inc.                      lpinfo(8)

NAME         top

       lpinfo - show available devices or drivers (deprecated)

SYNOPSIS         top

       lpinfo [ -E ] [ -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 ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ -l ] [ --exclude-schemes
       scheme-list ] [ --include-schemes scheme-list ] [ --timeout
       seconds ] -v

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       lpinfo accepts the following options:

       -E   Forces encryption 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         top

       The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.

EXAMPLES         top

       List all devices:

           lpinfo -v

       List all drivers:

           lpinfo -m

       List drivers matching "HP LaserJet":

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

NOTES         top

       CUPS printer drivers and backends are deprecated and will no
       longer be supported in a future feature release of CUPS.
       Printers that do not support IPP can be supported using
       applications such as ippeveprinter(1).

SEE ALSO         top

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

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.

COLOPHON         top

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26 April 2019                     CUPS                         lpinfo(8)

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