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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for printers.conf (redhat section 5)

printers.conf(5)		      Easy Software Products			 printers.conf(5)

NAME
       printers.conf - printer configuration file for cups

DESCRIPTION
       The  printers.conf  file  defines  the  local  printers that are available. It is normally
       located in the /etc/cups directory and is generated automatically by the cupsd(8)  program
       when printers are added or deleted.

       Each  line  in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Com-
       ment lines start with the # character.

DIRECTIVES
       Accepting
	    Specifies whether or not the printer is accepting new jobs.

       Info
	    Specifies human-readable text describing the printer.

       Location
	    Specifies human-readable text describing the location of the printer.

       DeviceURI
	    Specifies the device URI for a printer.

       <Printer name> ... </Printer>
	    Defines a specific printer.

       State
	    Specifies the initial state of the printer (Idle or Stopped)

       StateMessage
	    Specifies the message associated with the state.

SEE ALSO
       classes.conf(5), cupsd(8),  cupsd.conf(5),  mime.convs(5),  mime.types(5),  CUPS  Software
       Administrators  Manual, CUPS Interface Design Description, http://localhost:631/documenta-
       tion.html

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1993-2002 by Easy Software Products, All Rights Reserved.

22 June 2000			   Common UNIX Printing System			 printers.conf(5)


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