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lpq(1)                                           Apple Inc.                                           lpq(1)



NAME
       lpq - show printer queue status

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

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.

SEE ALSO
       cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1),
       http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007-2013 by Apple Inc.



16 June 2008                                        CUPS                                              lpq(1)

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