> On Sep 16, 2016, at 2:09 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Interesting.  If it returns zombie printers, its not exactly helpful.

Right. I need a way of detecting which printer is currently connected via USB. 
Any other ideas?

> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Colin Holgate <colinholg...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Was curious what that does. For me it returns a list of all the printers
>> my Mac has seen in the last few years, and currently I have no active
>> printers on my network at home.
>> 
>> 
>>> On Sep 16, 2016, at 2:02 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnm...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> does-- lpstat -p give the info you need? (from shell)
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Peter M. Brigham <pmb...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Anyone know how to get a listing of the currently connected printer on a
>>>> Mac? I used to do this on my (very) old MacBook via a shell call:
>>>> put shell("ioreg") into tList
>>>> and then parse the list to find the connected printer name.
>>>> 
>>>> And I now have a new MacBook Pro, and I can’t find anything resembling a
>>>> printer in the IO registry list.
>>>> 
>>>> Any ideas?

— Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmb...@gmail.com


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