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Cups4j

Cups4j — the Java printing library for CUPS.

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Importing

This library is available on the Maven Central repository, here.
To import and use cups4j in your project, add the following dependency in your pom.xml file:

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.cups4j</groupId>
    <artifactId>cups4j</artifactId>
    <version>0.7.6</version>
</dependency>

Usage

Basic usage

CupsClient cupsClient = new CupsClient();
CupsPrinter cupsPrinter = cupsClient.getDefaultPrinter();
InputStream inputStream = new FileInputStream("test-file.pdf");
PrintJob printJob = new PrintJob.Builder(inputStream).build();
PrintRequestResult printRequestResult = cupsPrinter.print(printJob);

Connect to custom host

CupsClient cupsClient = new CupsClient("127.0.0.1", 631);

Get specific printer by URL

URL printerURL = new URL("http://127.0.0.1:631/printers/printer-name");
CupsPrinter cupsPrinter = cupsClient.getPrinter(printerURL);

Add extra PrintJob attributes

Map<String, String> attributes = new HashMap<>();
attributes.put("compression", "none");
attributes.put("job-attributes", "print-quality:enum:3#fit-to-page:boolean:true#sheet-collate:keyword:collated");

PrintJob printJob = new PrintJob.Builder(bytes)
                                .jobName("job-name")
                                .userName("user-name")
                                .copies(2)
                                .pageRanges("1-3")
                                .duplex(false)
                                .portrait(false)
                                .color(true)
                                .pageFormat("iso-a4")
                                .resolution("300dpi")
                                .attributes(attributes)
                                .build();

License

LGPL