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

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Sep 20 22:44:52 PDT 2005

Nick Rout wrote:
> 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
>>>Where does this get stored? I cannot find a likely file under /etc/cups
>>The default printer options are stored in the PPD file
> 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?


Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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