xplsprinters(1)

NAME

xplsprinters - shows a list of Xprint printers and it's attributes

SYNOPSIS

xplsprinters [-printer printername] [-d] [-l] [-dump] [-h]

DESCRIPTION

xplsprinters is a utility for Xprint, the printing system for the X Window system. It can deliver both a list of printers and attributes supported for a specific list of printers.

OPTIONS

-printer printername
printer to use
-dump dump all available printer attributes
-h | -?
print usage
-d print description for each printer
-l list detailed printer attribute information

ENVIRONMENT

XPSERVERLIST
${XPSERVERLIST} must be set, identifying the available Xprint servers. See Xprint(7) for more details.

EXAMPLES

List all available "X Print Specifiers" (printer names)

% xplsprinters

would print:

printer: hplaserjet001@puck:33
printer: hpcolor4550_004@puck:33
printer: laser19@meridian:19
printer: xp_ps_spooldir_tmp_Xprintjobs@meridian:19
printer: xp_pdf_spooldir_tmp_Xprintjobs@meridian:19

Get information about the supported attributes of printer "ps002":

% xplsprinters -printer ps002 -l

would print:

printer: ps002@castor:18
description=
model-identifier=HPDJ1600C
default-medium=iso-a4
default-input-tray=
medium-source-sizes-supported=iso-a4 false 6.35 203.65 6.35 290.65 medium-source-sizes-supported=na-letter false 6.35 209.55 6.35 273.05 default-printer-resolution=300
resolution=300
default_orientation=
orientation=portrait
orientation=landscape
default_plex=
plex=simplex

NOTES

The list of builtin fonts supported by a printer can be obtained using the xlsfonts command.

SEE ALSO

Xprint(7), X11(7), xprehashprinterlist(1), xphelloworld(1), xpxmhelloworld(1), xpawhelloworld(1), xpxthelloworld(1), xpsimplehelloworld(1), xlsfonts(1), Xserver(1), Xprt(1), libXp(3), libXprintUtils(3), libXprintAppUtils(3), XmPrintShell(3), XawPrintShell(3), Xprint FAQ (http://xprint.mozdev.org/docs/Xprint_FAQ.html), Xprint main site (http://xprint.mozdev.org/)
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