foomatic-ppdfile man page on aLinux

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   7435 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
aLinux logo
[printable version]

FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)					   FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)

NAME
       foomatic-ppdfile - Generate a PPD file for a given printer/driver combo

SYNOPSIS
       foomatic-ppdfile [-w] [-d <driver>] -p <printerid>
       foomatic-ppdfile [-A] [-P pattern]
       foomatic-ppdfile -h


DESCRIPTION
       The  first form of the foomatic-ppdfile to compute the spooler-indepen‐
       dent Foomatic PPD file for any valid printer/driver combo available  in
       the  Foomatic  database, both for printing with foomatic-rip(1) and for
       applications/clients being able to access the printer's	options.   The
       PPD  file  is  returned on standard ouput.  If the driver is not speci‐
       fied, the default driver is used.

       The second form of the foomatic-ppdfile program will search the printer
       database	 and  return  either  all  printer entries or those whose name
       and/or model information match a regular expression.

       The last form prints a help message and exits.

   Options
       -d drivername
	    The (optional) driver name to use.	If the driver name is not sup‐
	    plied,  the	 default  or  first  driver in the printers compatible
	    driver list is used.

       -p   printer id The printer id.

       -w   Return a PPD file that conforms to the  Microsoft  Windows	format
	    limitations.

       -A   Return all printer entries in the database.

       -Ppattern
	    Return all printer entries in the database which match the regular
	    expression.

       SEE ALSO
	      foomatic-rip(1)

EXIT STATUS
       foomatic-ppdfile returns 0 on success, 1 otherwise.

AUTHOR
       Manfred	Wassmann  <manolo@NCC-1701.B.Shuttle.de>  for	the   foomatic
       project using output from the associated binary.

       Modified and updated by Patrick Powell <papowell at astart.com>.

BUGS
       None so far.

       Please post bug reports on

       http://lists.freestandards.org/mailman/listinfo/printing-foomatic

Foomatic Project		  2001-05-07		   FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)
[top]

List of man pages available for aLinux

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net