cli-based printer configuration tool, I need some testers please?

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at
Tue Mar 25 09:52:20 EDT 2014

I don't remember the name, but cups does have a web based interface.

Stephen Dawes
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Subject: Re: cli-based printer configuration tool, I need some testers please?

I actually saw that in the documentation, but have not tested that.
I did use lpstat -d<queuename> to set a permanent default queue from the
command line.
Kind regards, Willem

On Tue, 25 Mar 2014, chuckh at wrote:

> Hi Willem,
> I set the environment variable PRINTER to the name of my printer, and it acts as a default for the cups tools. My
> printer is an HP Officejet 4500, and the HP Deskjet 1010 works the same way. Does that work for you?
> Chuck
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