[cups.general] Where does cups store per printer defaults?

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Tue Sep 20 20:31:42 PDT 2005

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 23:07:14 -0400
Michael Sweet wrote:

> Nick Rout wrote:
> > When you go via the web admin page and click on the printer name and
> > then "configure printer" you can change a lot of stuff, like page size
> > etc.
> > 
> > Where does this get stored? I cannot find a likely file under /etc/cups
> The default printer options are stored in the PPD file
> (/etc/cups/ppd/printername.ppd)

Thanks for the answer. So just to make sure I have this right, cups
writes any changes to the defaults that you make via the web gui to the
ppd file, and loses the manufacturer's defaults?


Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz>

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