xplsprinters(1) shows a list of Xprint printers and it's attributes

SYNOPSIS

xplsprinters [-printer printername] [-d] [-l] [-dump] [-h]

DESCRIPTION

xplsprinters is a utility for Xprint, the printing system for the X Window system. It can deliver both a list of printers and attributes supported for a specific list of printers.

OPTIONS

-printer printername
printer to use
-dump
dump all available printer attributes
-h | -?
print usage
-d
print description for each printer
-l
list detailed printer attribute information

ENVIRONMENT

XPSERVERLIST
${XPSERVERLIST} must be set, identifying the available Xprint servers. See Xprint(7) for more details.

EXAMPLES

List all available "X Print Specifiers" (printer names)

% xplsprinters

would print:

printer: [email protected]:33
printer: [email protected]:33
printer: [email protected]:19
printer: [email protected]:19
printer: [email protected]:19

Get information about the supported attributes of printer "ps002":

% xplsprinters -printer ps002 -l

would print:

printer: [email protected]:18
        description=
        model-identifier=HPDJ1600C
        default-medium=iso-a4
        default-input-tray=
        medium-source-sizes-supported=iso-a4 false 6.35 203.65 6.35 290.65
        medium-source-sizes-supported=na-letter false 6.35 209.55 6.35 273.05
        default-printer-resolution=300
        resolution=300
        default_orientation=
        orientation=portrait
        orientation=landscape
        default_plex=
        plex=simplex

NOTES

The list of builtin fonts supported by a printer can be obtained using the xlsfonts command.