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lpq(1)                           Apple Inc.                           lpq(1)

NAME         top

       lpq - show printer queue status

SYNOPSIS         top

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       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         top

       cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1), CUPS Online Help

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.

COLOPHON         top

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       printing system) project.  Information about the project can be found
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