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       lpbanner, pclbanner, psbanner - printer banners in text, PCL and PostScript


       lpbanner [ -l length ] [ -w width ] [ -P printer ] [ -L bannername ] [ -n loginname ] [ -h
       host ] [ -J jobtitle ] [ -C class ] [ -? option args ] [ all ]


       The lpbanner program is used to print a simple banner on a fixed size  font  printer,  the
       pclbanner  program  generates a PCL banner and the psbanner program generates a PostScript
       banner.  All information to be printed is passed using command line arguments.   In  order
       to be compatible with vintage line printer spoolers, reads a line form standard input, but
       ignores the information.


       -w width
              Page width in characters (default 132).

       -l length
              Page length in lines (default 60).

       -P printer
              printer queue for banner information.

       -L bannername
              Name used on banner as main name.

       -n loginname
              Name used on banner as login name.

       -h host
              Name used on banner as host name.

       -J jobtitle
              String used on banner as main title.

       -C class
              String used on banner as class.

       -? value
              All other options and arguments provided by LPRng are ignored.


       The following exit values are returned:

       zero (0)       Successful completion.

       non-zero (!=0) An error occurred.


       lpd.conf(5),  lpc(8),  lpd(8),   checkpc(8),   lpr(1),   lpq(1),   lprm(1),   printcap(5),
       lpd.conf(5), pr(1), lprng_certs(1), lprng_index_certs(1).


       Patrick Powell <>.


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