hp-probe - Printer Discovery Utility
Discover HPLIP supported USB, parallel, and network attached printers.
Bus to probe:
-b<bus> or --bus=<bus> <bus>: cups, usb*, net, bt, fw, par
(*default) (Note: bt and fw not supported in this release.)
Set Time to Live (TTL):
-t<ttl> or --ttl=<ttl> (Default is 4).
-o<timeout in secs.> or --timeout=<timeout is secs.>
Filter by functionality:
-e<filter list> or --filter=<filter list> <filter list>: comma
separated list of one or more of: scan, pcard, fax, copy, or
none*. (*none is the default)
-s<search re> or --search=<search re> <search re> must be a
valid regular expression (not case sensitive)
Network discovery method:
-m<method> or --method=<method>: <method> is 'slp'* or 'mdns'.
Set the logging level:
-l<level> or --logging=<level> <level>: none, info*, error,
warn, debug (*default)
Run in debug mode:
-g (same as option: -ldebug)
This help information:
-h or --help
Find all devices on the network:
Find all devices on USB that support scanning:
hp-probe -busb -escan
Find all networked devices that contain the name 'lnx' and that support
photo cards or scanning:
hp-probe -bnet -slnx -escan,pcard
Find all devices that have queues installed in CUPS:
Find all devices on the USB bus:
HPLIP (Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging and Printing) is an HP developed
solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser
based printers in Linux.
The HPLIP Launchpad.net site https://launchpad.net/hplip is available
to get help, report bugs, make suggestions, discuss the HPLIP project
or otherwise contact the HPLIP Team.
Copyright (c) 2001-9 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free
software, and you are welcome to distribute it under certain
conditions. See COPYING file for more details.