Package cups

CUPS printing system

http://www.cups.org/

CUPS printing system provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX® operating systems. It has been developed by Apple Inc.
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.

See also: cups-client, cups-devel, cups-filters, cups-ipptool, cups-lpd.

General Commands
Command Description
cups a standards-based, open source printing system
cupstestppd test conformance of ppd files
ippeveprinter an ipp everywhere printer application for cups
ippfind find internet printing protocol printers
ppdc cups ppd compiler (deprecated)
ppdhtml cups html summary generator (deprecated)
ppdi import ppd files (deprecated)
ppdmerge merge ppd files (deprecated)
ppdpo ppd message catalog generator (deprecated)
File Formats
File Description
classes.conf class configuration file for cups
client.conf client configuration file for cups (deprecated on macos)
cups-files.conf file and directory configuration file for cups
cups-snmp.conf snmp configuration file for cups (deprecated)
cupsd-logs cupsd log files (access_log, error_log, and page_log)
cupsd.conf server configuration file for cups
mailto.conf configuration file for cups email notifier
mime.convs mime type conversion file for cups (deprecated)
mime.types mime type description file for cups
ppdcfile cups ppd compiler source file format (deprecated)
printers.conf printer configuration file for cups
subscriptions.conf subscription configuration file for cups
Miscellanea
Name Description
backend cups backend transmission interfaces
filter cups file conversion filter interface
ippevepcl pcl and postscript print commands for ippeveprinter
ippeveps alias for ippevepcl
notifier cups notification interface
System Administration
Command Description
cups-deviced alias for cupsd-helper
cups-driverd alias for cupsd-helper
cups-exec alias for cupsd-helper
cups-snmp cups snmp backend (deprecated)
cupsaccept accept/reject jobs sent to a destination
cupsctl configure cupsd.conf options
cupsd cups scheduler
cupsd-helper cupsd helper programs (deprecated)
cupsdisable alias for cupsenable
cupsenable stop/start printers and classes
cupsfilter convert a file to another format using cups filters (deprecated)
cupsreject alias for cupsaccept
lpadmin configure cups printers and classes
lpinfo show available devices or drivers (deprecated)
lpmove move a job or all jobs to a new destination