cupsdoprint(1) KDE command line tool to print files via CUPS


cupsdoprint [-H host[:port]] [-P dest] [-J name] [-o opt=value[,...]]
[-U login[:password]] files...


cupsdoprint is a command line tool to print files using the CUPS printing system.

cupsdoprint does not support printing from stdin.

You can use lpoptions -l -p Printername to discover the options a certain printer supports.


show help options
-H host:port
cups host to print to
-J name
print job name
default: "KDE Print System"
-o opt=value
options to use
-P dest
printer to use
-U login:password
login and password to use


cupsdoprint -P HPLaserJet4L -H localhost:631 -U john
-o Copies=10,PageSize=A4 /tmp/

Prints 10 copies in format A4 of the file /tmp/ as user john via localhost:631 on the printer HPLaserJet4L.


Michael Goffioul <[email protected]>

Please use to report bugs, do not mail the author directly.

This manual page was written by Holger Hartmann <[email protected]> for the Debian Project (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.