1. NAME

paperconfig - configure the system default paper size

2. SYNOPSIS

paperconfig [

R -v, --version ] [

R -h, --help ] [ -p, --paper papername |

--force ]

3. DESCRIPTION

paperconfig sets the system (or default) paper to be used by tools using the

papersize file. It can either ask interactively for the paper to use or be called non-interactively by scripts.

When the paper size has been changed,

paperconfig notifies other packages of the change by running the scripts in the /etc/libpaper.d directory.

4. OPTIONS

R -v, --version

    Print the version of

paperconfig and exit.

R -h, --help

    Print help about usage and exit.

  • -p, --paper papername
        Use papername if possible. If papername is not a valid paper, print an error message and exit.

--force

    Force interactive selection of the system paper even if the actual paper is a valid one.

5. ENVIRONMENT

PAPERCONF Full path to a file containing the paper size to use; this file will be rewritten with the system paper size.

6. FILES

/etc/papersize

                    Contains the name of the system-wide default paper size to be used if the

PAPERSIZE variable is not set.

/etc/libpaper.d

                    Directory of scripts to run after the paper size has been changed. This package puts no scripts here, but other packages may.

7. AUTHOR

Yves Arrouye <>

8. SEE ALSO

R paperconf (1)

R papersize (5)