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nprint - NetWare print client
nprint [ -S server ] [ -h ] [ -U username | -n ] [ -C ] [ -q queuename
] [ -d job-description ] [ -p pathname-in-banner ] [ -B username-in-
banner ] [ -s ] [ -f filename-in-banner ] [ -l lines ] [ -r rows ] [ -c
copies ] [ -t tab size ] [ -T ] [ -N ] [ -F form-number ] filename
With nprint, you can print files on print queues of a NetWare file
There are a lot of options, so you should probably wrap some default
configurations into some shell scripts.
nprint looks up the file $HOME/.nwclient to find a file server, a user
name and possibly a password. See nwclient(5) for more information.
Please note that the access permissions of .nwclient MUST be 600, for
filename is the name of the file you want to print. If file is ’-’,
or no filename is given, standard input is used.
-h is used to print out a short help text.
server is the name of the server you want to use.
username is the user name to use for the print request at the
password is the password to use for the print request at the server.
If neither -n nor -P are given, and the user has no open connection
to the server, nprint prompts for a password.
-n should be given if no password is required for the print request.
By default, passwords are converted to uppercase before they are
sent to the server, because most servers require this. You can turn
off this conversion by -C.
queuename is the name of the print queue to use at the print server.
At present, you must specify it in upper case characters.
job-description is the string that appears in pconsole when you list
the jobs for the print queue. It will also appear in the
"Description" field on the banner page.
pathname-in-banner is the string (up to 79 characters) you want to
be printed in the "Directory" field on the banner page.
username-in-banner is the string (up to 12 characters) you want to
appear on the lower part of the banner page. It will also appear in
the "User name" field.
Supress printing of banner page
filename-in-banner is the string (up to 12 characters) you want to
appear in large letters on the lower part of the banner page.
Default: the name of the file that is printed, or ’stdin’.
lines is the number of lines to put on one page. Default: 66.
rows is the number of rows to put on one page. Default: 80.
copies tells the print server to the specified number of copies.
tabs is the number of spaces to print for a Tab-Character. Default:
tells the print server to expand Tab-Character and use 8 spaces
tells the print server not to use Form Feeds
form-number is the the number of the form to be put into the
printer. If it’s different from the one currently in the printer,
your job is only printed if a printer operator has put in the
The ’-B’ option was formerly ’-b’. But it conflicted with ’bindery
only’ login option.
nwclient(5), slist(1), pqlist(1), ncpmount(8), ncpumount(8)
nprint was written by Volker Lendecke (firstname.lastname@example.org)