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lpinfo(8) Apple Inc. lpinfo(8)

NAME

lpinfo - show available devices or drivers

SYNOPSIS

lpinfo [ -E ] [ -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 ] [ -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.
-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-delimited 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-delimited 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.

CONFORMING TO

The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.

EXAMPLES

List all devices:
lpinfo -v
List all drivers:
lpinfo -m
List drivers matching "HP LaserJet":
lpinfo --make-and-model "HP LaserJet" -m

SEE ALSO

lpadmin(8), CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007-2017 by Apple Inc.
CUPS 12 June 2014