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mapping of a printer model with a ppd file in CUPS

Hi all,

I am currently working on building a GUI to be interfaced with CUPS 1.3.4 package; In my GUI I have a list of printer manufacturers mapped
With various printer models ; and for a particular printer model selected I needed to know how to map that model with an Appropriate ppd file; as I am using lpadmin command to configure a printer and it has an option of specifying -m model.ppd ;and I needed this mapping of the model with the corresponding ppd file to be used in the lpadmin command ;else it takes it as a raw printer.

How do I handle the mapping??


Any help in this regard will be greatly appreciated.


Thanking you'll in advance

Regards
sc

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lpc(8)								    Apple Inc.								    lpc(8)

NAME
lpc - line printer control program SYNOPSIS
lpc [ command [ parameter(s) ] ] DESCRIPTION
lpc provides limited control over printer and class queues provided by CUPS. It can also be used to query the state of queues. If no command is specified on the command-line, lpc displays a prompt and accepts commands from the standard input. COMMANDS The lpc program accepts a subset of commands accepted by the Berkeley lpc program of the same name: exit Exits the command interpreter. help [command] ? [command] Displays a short help message. quit Exits the command interpreter. status [queue] Displays the status of one or more printer or class queues. NOTES
Since lpc is geared towards the Berkeley printing system, it is impossible to use lpc to configure printer or class queues provided by CUPS. To configure printer or class queues you must use the lpadmin(8) command or another CUPS-compatible client with that functionality. SEE ALSO
cancel(1), cupsaccept(8), cupsenable(8), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1), CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help) COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2007-2017 by Apple Inc. 11 June 2014 CUPS lpc(8)

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