Package cups

CUPS printing system

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.

General Commands
Command Description
cups a standards-based, open source printing system
cupstestdsc test conformance of postscript files (deprecated)
cupstestppd test conformance of ppd files
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
cupsd.conf server configuration file for cups
cupsd-logs cupsd log files (access_log, error_log, and page_log)
cups-files.conf file and directory configuration file for cups
cups-snmp.conf snmp configuration file for cups
mailto.conf configuration file for cups email notifier
mime.convs mime type conversion file for cups
mime.types mime type description file for cups
ppdcfile cups ppd compiler source file format
printers.conf printer configuration file for cups
subscriptions.conf subscription configuration file for cups
Name Description
backend cups backend transmission interfaces
filter cups file conversion filter interface
notifier cups notification interface
System Administration
Command Description
cupsaccept accept/reject jobs sent to a destination
cupsaddsmb export printers to samba for windows clients
cupsctl configure cupsd.conf options
cupsd cups scheduler
cupsd-helper cupsd helper programs
cupsenable stop/start printers and classes
cupsfilter convert a file to another format using cups filters
cups-snmp cups snmp backend
lpadmin configure cups printers and classes
lpinfo show available devices or drivers
lpmove move a job or all jobs to a new destination