System V printing

  • lpstat - status of printing environment
  • lpsched - start printing daemon
  • lpshut - stop printing daemon
  • lpadmin - add, modify printers
  • enable - enable printer for printing
  • accept - allow printer to accept reports
  • disable - stop printer printing
  • reject - stop printer accepting requests
  • lpusers - prioritise users requests
  • lpfilter - prepare prints for printing by passing them through a filter
  • lp - print file
  • /var/spool/lp - location of spool request, printers, etc
  • /etc/lp - standard default classes, forms, etc
  • /usr/lib/lp - default models, lpsched daemon, etc

BSD printing

  • lpq - to query printer status
  • lpr -h -Pprinter - to print

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