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lpq(1B)		   SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands	       lpq(1B)

NAME
       lpq - display the content of a print queue

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/ucb/lpq  [-P destination]  [-l]  [	+ [interval]] [	request-ID...]
       [user...]

DESCRIPTION
       The lpq utility displays	the information	about the contents of a	 print
       queue.  A  print	 queue is comprised of print requests that are waiting
       in the process of being printed.

       lpq displays the	following information to the standard output:

	  o  the username of the person	associated with	a print	request,

	  o  the position of a print request in	the print queue,

	  o  the name of file or files comprising a print request,

	  o  the job number of a print request,	and

	  o  the size of the file requested by a print request.	 File size  is
	     reported in bytes.

       Normally,  only	as  much  information  as will fit on one line is dis-
       played.	If the name of the input file associated with a	print  request
       is not available, the input file	field indicates	the standard input.

       The  print  client  commands  locate  destination information using the
       "printers" database in the name service switch.	See  nsswitch.conf(4),
       printers(4), and	printers.conf(4) for details.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       - P destination
	     Displays  information  about  printer  or	class of printers (see
	     lpadmin(1M)) .  Specify  destination  using  atomic,  POSIX-style
	     (server:destination), or Federated	Naming Service (FNS) (.../ser-
	     vice/printer/...) names.  See  printers.conf(4)  for  information
	     regarding	the  naming  conventions for atomic and	FNS names, and
	     standards(5) for information regarding POSIX.

       -l    Displays information in long format.  Long	 format	 includes  the
	     name  of  the  host  from which a print request originated	in the
	     display.

       + [interval]
	     Displays information at specific time intervals.  Stops  display-
	     ing  information when the print queue is empty. Clears the	screen
	     before reporting displaying the print queue. Specify interval  as
	     the number	of seconds between displays. If	 interval is not spec-
	     ified only	executes once.

OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

	request-ID
	     The job number associated with a print request.

       user  The name of the user about	whose jobs  lpq	 reports  information.
	     Specify user as a valid username.

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

	0    Successful	completion.

       non-zero
	     An	error occurred.

FILES
	/var/spool/print/[cd]f*
	     Spooling  directory and request files for jobs awaiting transfer.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWscplp			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       lp(1),  lpc(1B),	 lpr(1B),  lprm(1B),  lpstat(1),   lpadmin(1M),	  nss-
       witch.conf(4),	printers(4),  printers.conf(4),	 attributes(5),	 stan-
       dards(5)

SunOS 5.9			  10 Nov 1999			       lpq(1B)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | OPERANDS | EXIT STATUS | FILES | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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