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foomatic-configure - the main configuration program of the foomatic printing system.


foomatic-configure [OPTION]...

foomatic-configure -n queuename [ -N description ] [ -L location ] [ -c connect ]
[ -d driver ] [ -p printer ] [ --ppd ppdfile ] [ -s spooler ] [ -C
[ sourcespooler ] sourcequeue ] [ -o option1=value1 -o option2 ... ] [ -q ] foomatic-
configure -D -n queuename [ -s spooler ] [ -q ]

foomatic-configure -R -n queuename [ -s spooler ] [ -q ]

foomatic-configure -Q [ -s spooler ] [ -n queuename ] [ -r ]

foomatic-configure -P [ -s spooler ] [ -n queuename ] [ -d driver ] [ -p printer ]
[ --ppd ppdfile ] [ index ]

foomatic-configure -X -p printer | -d driver | -p printer -d driver

foomatic-configure -O

foomatic-configure -h

foomatic-configure --help


foomatic-configure is a program to set up and configure print queues for every known
spooler (CUPS, LPRng, LPD, GNUlpr, PPR, PDQ. CPS, no spooler) and every valid
printer/driver combo in the Foomatic database or every PPD file coming with PostScript
printers. As RIP filter (Raster Image Processor, translation from PostScript to the native
language of the printer) always foomatic-rip(1) will be used, except for PPD files of
PostScript printers under CUPS or PPR, they will be used without RIP filter.

It also comprises half of a programatic API for user tools: you can learn and control
everything about the static properties of print queues here. With the sister program
foomatic-printjob(1), you can do everything related to the print queue's dynamic state:
submit jobs, and query, cancel, reorder, and redirect them.

-n queuename
Configure this print queue

-N Name/Description
Use this proper human-readable name/description

-L Location
Short phrase describing this printer's location

-c connection
Printer is connected thusly (ex file:/dev/lp0)

-d driver Foomatic database name for desired printer driver

-p printer
Foomatic id for printer

--ppd ppdfile
PPD file, for example the one supplied by the manufacturer of a PostScript

-s spooler
Explicit spooler type (cups, lpd, lprng, pdq, ppr, direct)

-o option=value
Set the default of option to value

-o option Turn on option by default

-D Set this queue as the default queue (just give -n queuename)

-R Remove this whole queue entirely (just give -n queuename)

-C [ sourcespooler ] sourcequeue
Copy sourcequeue from sourcespooler (or the current one if sourcespooler is not
given) into the queue given by -n queuename (of the current spooler).

-Q Query existing configuration (gives XML summary)

-r List also remotely defined queues (CUPS only)

-P [ index ]
Get Perl dump of current configuration (as a Perl array named QUEUES, the first
index is index, or zero if index is not given)

-O Print XML Overview of all known printer/drivers (this shows also the Foomatic
IDs of the printers)

-X Print XML data for -p printer and/or -d driver object

-q Run quietly

No commands, just options

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