Solaris Advanced User's Guide

Checking on the Status of Your Print Requests

Type the following command to find out the status of your print requests.

$ lpstat

A list of the files that you have submitted for printing is displayed.

In the following example, one file is queued for printing to the printer jetprint.

$ lpstat
jetprint-1              user2            11466   Nov 01 15:10 on jetprint

The lpstat command displays one line for each print job, showing the request id, followed by the user who spooled the request, the output size in bytes, and the date and time of the request.