1. NAME

lpinfo - show available devices or drivers

2. 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

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. COMPATIBILITY

The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.

6. SEE ALSO

7. COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.