System Administration Guide: Printing

ProcedureHow to Delete a Print Filter

  1. On the print server, become superuser or assume an equivalent role.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  2. Delete the print filter.

    # lpfilter -f filter-name -x

    Specifies the name of the print filter to be deleted.


    Deletes the specified filter.

    The print filter is deleted from the print server's /etc/lp/filter.table file.

  3. Verify that the filter was deleted.

    # lpfilter -f filter-name -l

    You should receive an error indicating that no filter by the specified name exists.

Example 10–10 Deleting a Print Filter

The following example shows how to delete the daisytroff print filter.

# lpfilter -f daisytroff -x