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lpinfo (8)

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(8)                         Apple Inc.                         lpinfo(8)



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-separated  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-separated  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.

COMPATIBILITY
       The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.


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


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       lpadmin(8),
       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/.



5 December 2008                      CUPS                            lpinfo(8)