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magicfilterconfig(8)

DEBIAN
February 2002

magicfilter

automatic printer filter

NAME

magicfilterconfig - writes interactively a printcap file.

SYNOPSIS

magicfilterconfig [--force] [printcap]

DESCRIPTION

magicfilterconfig interactively writes a printcap file; either the one given as argument or /etc/printcap otherwise.
magicfilterconfig does not overwrite an existing printcap file, unless the --force switch was given (it assumes that the existing file was handcrafted and is therefore correct).

OPTIONS

--force overwrite an existing printcap file.

FILES

/etc/printcap
/etc/printcap.orig

SEE ALSO

printcap(5), lpd(8), lpc(8), papersize(5), Printing-HOWTOprinter manual.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by David Frey <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system.
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