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classes: class configuration file for cups


classes.conf - class configuration file for cups


The classes.conf file defines the local printer classes that are available. It is normally located in the /etc/cups directory and is generated automatically by the cupsd(8) program when printer classes are added or deleted.

Each line in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with the # character.


<Class name> ... </Class>

Defines a specific printer class.
<DefaultClass name> ... </Class>

Defines a default printer class.
Accepting Yes
Accepting No

Specifies whether the printer is accepting new jobs.
AllowUser [ user @group ... ]

Allows specific users and groups to print to the printer.
DenyUser [ user @group ... ]

Prevents specific users and groups from printing to the printer.
Info text

Specifies human-readable text describing the printer.
JobSheets banner banner

Specifies the banner pages to use for the printer.
KLimit number

Specifies the job-k-limit value for the printer.
Location text

Specifies human-readable text describing the location of the printer.
OpPolicy name

Specifies the operation policy for the printer.
PageLimit number

Specifies the job-page-limit value for the printer.

Specifies a printer that is a member of the printer class.
QuotaPeriod seconds

Specifies the job-quota-period value for the printer.
Shared Yes
Shared No

Specifies whether the printer is shared.
State idle
State stopped

Specifies the initial state of the printer (Idle or Stopped)
StateMessage text

Specifies the message associated with the state.
StateTime seconds

Specifies the date/time associated with the state.


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