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       lpstat  [ -E ] [ -h server ] [ -l ] [ -W which-jobs ] [ -a
       [ destination(s) ] ] [ -c [ class(es) ] [ -d ] [ -o [ des­
       tination(s) ] ] [ -p [ printer(s) ] ] [ -r ] [ -R ] [ -s ]
       [ -t ] [ -u [ user(s) ] ] [ -v [ printer(s) ] ]


       lpstat  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

            Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

       -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 desti­
            nation, a list of classes and their member  printers,
            and  a list of printers and their associated devices.
            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-com­
            pleted (the default). This option must appear  before
            the -o option and/or any printer names, otherwise the
            default (not-completed) value will  be  used  in  the
            request to the scheduler.


       Unlike  the  System V printing system, CUPS allows printer
       names to contain any printable character except SPACE  and
       TAB. Also, printer and class names are not case-sensitive.

       The "-h" and "-W" options are unique to CUPS.

       The Solaris "-f", "-P",  and  "-S"  options  are  silently


       cancel(1),    lp(1),    CUPS    Software   Users   Manual,


       Copyright 1993-2003 by Easy Software Products, All  Rights

3 January 2003     Common UNIX Printing System          lpstat(1)



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