lpq(1) — Linux manual page


lpq(1)                         Apple Inc.                         lpq(1)

NAME         top

       lpq - show printer queue status

SYNOPSIS         top

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       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.

SEE ALSO         top

       cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1), CUPS Online Help

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.

COLOPHON         top

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26 April 2019                     CUPS                            lpq(1)

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