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lpinfo

show available devices or drivers

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

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.

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.

The lpinfo command is unique to CUPS.

List all devices:

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

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