Lpq

Displays the status of a print queue on a computer running Line Printer Daemon (LPD). Used without parameters, lpq displays command-line help for the lpq command.

Syntax

lpq -S ServerName -P PrinterName [-l]

Parameters

-S ServerName : Required. Specifies, by name, the computer that hosts the print queue whose status you want to display.

-P PrinterName : Required. Specifies, by name, the printer for the print queue whose status you want to display.

-l : Specifies that you want to display details about the status of the print queue.

/? : Displays help at the command prompt.

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Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

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Lpr

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