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lpq (1)

Name

lpq - show printer queue status

Synopsis

lpq  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username  ]  [  -h  server[:port] ] [ -P destina-
tion[/instance] ] [ -a ] [ -l ] [ +interval ]

Description

lpq(1)                            Apple Inc.                            lpq(1)



NAME
       lpq - show printer queue status

SYNOPSIS
       lpq  [  -E  ]  [  -U  username  ]  [  -h  server[:port] ] [ -P destina-
       tion[/instance] ] [ -a ] [ -l ] [ +interval ]

DESCRIPTION
       lpq shows the current print queue status on  the  named  printer.  Jobs
       queued  on the default destination will be shown if no printer or class
       is specified on the command-line.

       The +interval option allows you to continuously report the jobs in  the
       queue  until  the  queue is empty; the list of jobs is shown once every
       interval seconds.

OPTIONS
       lpq supports the following options:

       -E
            Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

       -P destination[/instance]
            Specifies an alternate printer or class name.

       -U username
            Specifies an alternate username.

       -a
            Reports jobs on all printers.

       -h server[:port]
            Specifies an alternate server.

       -l
            Requests a more verbose (long) reporting format.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1),
       http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       http://ftp.easysw.com/pub/cups/1.4.5/cups-1.4.5-source.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.



16 June 2008                         CUPS                               lpq(1)