lpq - show printer queue status
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
lpq [ -E ] [ -U username] [ -h server[:port]] [ -P destination[/instance]] [ -a ] [ -l ] [ +interval]
3. 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.
4. OPTIONS ▲
lpq supports the following options:
Forces encryption when connecting to the server.
- -P destination[/instance]
Specifies an alternate printer or class name.
- -U username
Specifies an alternate username.
Reports jobs on all printers.
- -h server[:port]
Specifies an alternate server.
Requests a more verbose (long) reporting format.
5. SEE ALSO ▲
6. COPYRIGHT ▲
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