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printers.conf(5)		  Apple Inc.		      printers.conf(5)

       printers.conf - printer configuration file for cups

       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

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

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

       <DefaultPrinter name> ... </Printer>
	    Defines a default printer.

       Accepting Yes

       Accepting No
	    Specifies whether the printer is accepting new jobs.

       AllowUser [ user @group ... ]
	    Allows specific users and groups to print to the printer.

       DenyUser [ user @group ... ]
	    Prevents specific users and groups from printing to the printer.

       DeviceURI uri
	    Specifies the device URI for a printer.

       ErrorPolicy abort-job

       ErrorPolicy retry-current-job

       ErrorPolicy retry-job

       ErrorPolicy stop-printer
	    Specifies the error policy for the printer.

       Info text
	    Specifies human-readable text describing the printer.

       JobSheets banner banner
	    Specifies the banner pages to use for the printer.

       KLimit number
	    Specifies the job-k-limit value for the printer.

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

       OpPolicy name
	    Specifies the operation policy for the printer.

       PageLimit number
	    Specifies the job-page-limit value for the printer.

       PortMonitor monitor
	    Specifies the port monitor for a printer.

       QuotaPeriod seconds
	    Specifies the job-quota-period value for the printer.

       Shared Yes

       Shared No
	    Specifies whether the printer is shared.

       State idle

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

       StateMessage text
	    Specifies the message associated with the state.

       StateTime seconds
	    Specifies the date/time associated with the state.

       classes.conf(5), cupsd(8), cupsd.conf(5), mime.convs(5), mime.types(5),

       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.

29 April 2009			     CUPS		      printers.conf(5)