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lpoptions (1)

Name

lpoptions - display or set printer options and defaults

Synopsis

lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -d destina-
tion[/instance] [ -o option[=value] ] ... [ -o option[=value] ]
lpoptions [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server[:port]  ]  [  -p  destina-
tion[/instance] ] -l
lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username  ]  [  -h  server[:port]  ]  [  -o
option[=value] ] ... [ -o option[=value] ] [ -p  destination[/instance]
] -r option
lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -x destina-
tion[/instance]

Description

lpoptions(1)                      Apple Inc.                      lpoptions(1)



NAME
       lpoptions - display or set printer options and defaults

SYNOPSIS
       lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -d destina-
       tion[/instance] [ -o option[=value] ] ... [ -o option[=value] ]
       lpoptions [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server[:port]  ]  [  -p  destina-
       tion[/instance] ] -l
       lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username  ]  [  -h  server[:port]  ]  [  -o
       option[=value] ] ... [ -o option[=value] ] [ -p  destination[/instance]
       ] -r option
       lpoptions  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username ] [ -h server[:port] ] -x destina-
       tion[/instance]

DESCRIPTION
       lpoptions displays or sets printer  options  and  defaults.   lpoptions
       shows  the  default  printer  options when run with no arguments. Other
       options include:

       -E
            Enables encryption when communicating with the CUPS server.

       -U username
            Uses an alternate username.

       -d destination[/instance]
            Sets the user default printer to destination. If instance is  sup-
            plied then that particular instance is used. This option overrides
            the system default printer for the current user.

       -h server[:port]
            Uses an alternate server.

       -l
            Lists the printer specific options and their current settings.

       -o option[=value]
            Specifies a new option for the named destination.

       -p destination[/instance]
            Sets the destination and instance, if specified, for  any  options
            that  follow. If the named instance does not exist then it is cre-
            ated.

       -r option
            Removes the specified option for the named destination.

       -x destination[/instance]
            Removes the options for the named  destination  and  instance,  if
            specified.  If  the  named  instance does not exist then this does
            nothing.

       If no options are specified using  the  -o  option,  then  the  current
       options for the named printer are reported on the standard output.

       Options set with the lpoptions command are used by the lp(1) and lpr(1)
       commands when submitting jobs.

ROOT ACCOUNT OPTIONS
       When run by the root user, lpoptions gets and sets default options  and
       instances for all users in the /etc/cups/lpoptions file.

COMPATIBILITY
       The lpoptions command is unique to CUPS.

FILES
       ~/.cups/lpoptions  -  user  defaults  and instances created by non-root
       users.
       /etc/cups/lpoptions - system-wide defaults and instances created by the
       root user.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       cancel(1), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpr(1),
       http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       http://ftp.easysw.com/pub/cups/1.4.5/cups-1.4.5-source.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.



29 August 2008                       CUPS                         lpoptions(1)