lpq(1) OpenPrinting lpq(1)

lpq - show printer queue status

lpq [ -h server[:port] ] [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -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:

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. Note: This option must occur before all others.
Requests a more verbose (long) reporting format.

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CUPS 2022-05-02