printers.conf

printers.conf(5)            Easy Software Products            printers.conf(5)



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.html

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1993-2004 by Easy Software Products, All Rights Reserved.



22 June 2000              Common UNIX Printing System         printers.conf(5)