|Linux / Unix Command: lpstat|
NAMElpstat - print cups status information
SYNOPSISlpstat [ -E ] [ -a [ destination(s) ] ] [ -c [ class(es) ] [ -d ] [ -h server ] [ -l ] [ -o [ destination(s) ] ] [ -p [ printer(s) ] ] [ -r ] [ -R ] [ -s ] [ -t ] [ -u [ user(s) ] ] [ -v [ printer(s) ] [ -W [ which-jobs ] ]
DESCRIPTIONlpstat displays status information about the current classes, jobs, and printers. When run with no arguments, lpstat will list jobs queued by the user. Other options include:
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- -a [printer(s)]
Shows the accepting state of printer queues. If no printers are specified then all printers are listed.
- -c [class(es)]
Shows the printer classes and the printers that belong to them. If no classes are specified then all classes are listed.
Shows the current default destination.
- -h server
Specifies the CUPS server to communicate with.
Shows a long listing of printers, classes, or jobs.
- -o [destination(s)]
Shows the jobs queue on the specified destinations. If no destinations are specified all jobs are shown.
- -p [printer(s)]
Shows the printers and whether or not they are enabled for printing. If no printers are specified then all printers are listed.
Shows whether or not the CUPS server is running.
Shows the ranking of print jobs.
Shows a status summary, including the default destination, a list of classes and their member printers, and a list of printers and their associated devices. This is equivalent to using the "-d", "-c", and "-p" options.
Shows all status information. This is equivalent to using the "-r", "-d", "-c", "-d", "-v", "-a", "-p", and "-o" options.
- -u [user(s)]
Shows a list of print jobs queued by the specified users. If no users are specified, lists the jobs queued by the current user.
- -v [printer(s)]
Shows the printers and what device they are attached to. If no printers are specified then all printers are listed.
- -W [which-jobs]
Specifies which jobs to show, completed or not-completed (the default).
SEE ALSOcancel(1), lp(1), CUPS Software Users Manual
Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.