Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
System administration command. Configure CUPS printer queues. The command requires one of the following options: -d, -p, or -x. When a queue is configured to require a password, the lpadmin command will prompt for one.
Set the default destination for CUPS commands like lp and lpr to the specified queue.
Always use encryption when connecting to the server.
Apply configuration commands remotely to the specified CUPS server.
Apply print-options (documented below) to the specified printer.
Delete the specified queue. Abort any current print job and discard any pending print jobs.
Use these additional options with the -p option listed above.
Add printer to the specified class. Create class if it does not already exist.
Set the text description of the printer.
Set the printer location text.
Use the specified System V-style interface script.
Use the specified System V interface script or PPD file found in the model directory.
Set the value of PPD or server option name. For a list of available PPD options, use the lpoptions command.
Use the PPD specified by filename. This option overrides the -i printer option.
Remove printer from the specified class. Remove class if it has no printer entries.
Set user level access control. To specify a group instead of a user name, preface the name with @. You may also use the special names all and none.
Set the device universal resource indicator, uri. If given as a filename, the command will automatically convert it to a file URI.