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lpoptions(1)		    Easy Software Products		  lpoptions(1)

       lpoptions - display or set printer options and defaults

       lpoptions [ -h server ] -d dest[/instance] [ -o option=value ] ... [ -o
       option=value ]
       lpoptions [ -h server ] [ -p dest[/instance] ] -l
       lpoptions [ -h server ] [ -o option=value ] ... [ -o option=value ]  -p
       dest[/instance] ] -r option ]
       lpoptions [ -h server ] -x dest[/instance]

       lpoptions  displays  or	sets  printer options and defaults.  lpoptions
       shows the default printer options when run  with	 no  arguments.	 Other
       options include:

       -d dest[/instance]
	    Sets  the  default	printer	 to dest. If instance is supplied then
	    that particular instance is used. This option overrides the system
	    default printer for the current user.

       -h server
	    Specifies the CUPS server to communicate with.

	    Lists the printer specific options and their current settings.

       -o option=value
	    Specifies a new option for the named destination.

       -p dest[/instance]
	    Sets  the  destination and instance, if specified, for any options
	    that follow.  If the named instance does not exist then it is cre‐

       -r option
	    Removes the specified option for the named destination.

       -x dest[/instance]
	    Removes  the  options  for	the named destination and instance, if
	    specified.	If the named instance does not exist  then  this  does

       If  no  options	are  specified	using  the  -o option then the current
       options for the named printer are reported on the standard output.

       Options set with the lpoptions command are used by the lp(1) and lpr(1)
       commands when submitting jobs.

       The lpoptions command is unique to CUPS.

       cancel(1), lp(1), CUPS Software Users Manual, http://localhost:631/doc‐

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

5 September 2000	  Common UNIX Printing System		  lpoptions(1)

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