lpq(1) Apple Inc. lpq(1)
lpq - show printer queue status
lpq [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ -P destina-
tion[/instance] ] [ -a ] [ -l ] [ +interval ]
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 show once every
lpq supports the following options:
Forces encryption when connecting to the server.
Specifies an alternate printer or class name.
Specifies an alternate username.
Reports jobs on all printers.
Specifies an alternate server.
Requests a more verbose (long) reporting format.
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