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