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Sunday, June 26, 2016

How To Remove A Printer From Linux Command Line

How To Remove A Printer From Linux Command Line



Linux Command-line interfaces to PC working frameworks are less broadly utilized by easygoing PC clients, who support graphical client interfaces.

Utilize this technique when you expel a printer from administration, and you need to expel the printer access from the print customers. At that point, expel the printer data from the print server. 

  1. Sign in as superuser, lp , or expect an equal part on a print customer that has entry to the printer you need to erase.
  2. On the framework that is the print customer, erase data about the printer.
    #lpadmin -x printer-name.
    -x ;; Deletes the specified printer.
    printer-name ;; Specifies the name of the printer you want to delete.
  3. Sign in as superuser, lp , or accept a proportionate part on the print server. 
  4. On the framework that is the printer server, quit tolerating print demands for the printer.
    # reject printer-name
    reject printer-name rejects print requests for the specified printer.
    This progression keeps any new demands from entering the printer's line while you are evacuating the printer.
  5. On the framework that is the print server, stop the printer.
    # disable printer-name
    This progression prevents print demands from printing.
  6. Move any print asks for that are still in the line to another printer. 
  7. On the framework that is the print server, erase the printer.
    # lpadmin -x printer-name
  8. Check that the printer data has been erased:
    Step 1: Affirm that the printer data has been erased on the print customer.
    $ lpstat -p printer-name -l
    In the summon yield, you ought to get a blunder demonstrating that the printer does not exist.

    Step 2: Affirm that the printer data has been erased on the print server.
    $ lpstat -p printer-name -l
    In the order yield, you ought to get a mistake showing that the printer does not exist.
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