printers(5) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

printers.conf - printer configuration file for cups  

DESCRIPTION

The printers.conf file defines the local printers that are available. It is normally located in the /etc/cups directory and is generated automatically by the cupsd(8) program when printers are added or deleted.

Each line in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with the # character.  

DIRECTIVES

Accepting

Specifies whether or not the printer is accepting new jobs.
Info

Specifies human-readable text describing the printer.
Location

Specifies human-readable text describing the location of the printer.
DeviceURI

Specifies the device URI for a printer.
<Printer name> ... </Printer>

Defines a specific printer.
State

Specifies the initial state of the printer (Idle or Stopped)
StateMessage

Specifies the message associated with the state.
 

SEE ALSO

classes.conf(5), cupsd(8), cupsd.conf(5), mime.convs(5), mime.types(5), CUPS Software Administrators Manual, CUPS Interface Design Description, http://localhost:631/documentation.php  

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