Can somebody explain how to use CUPS locale?

Michael Sweet mike at
Fri Apr 8 08:01:56 PDT 2005

anonymous wrote:
> anonymous wrote:
>>In the US, the default paper size is Letter In other part of the
>>world, the default paper size is A4
>>Is it possible for CUPS to modify the default paper size according to
>>locale while creating the printer?
>     >> Yes, and in fact that is what happens (en_US, en_CA, and fr_CA use
>     >> US Letter by default)
> How to use it? Is it by setting DefaultLanguage to en_US in cupsd.conf? 

Yes, and the default value of DefaultLanguage is the current locale
when cupsd is started...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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