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       lpstat - compatibility program to get information about printers


       lpstat  [-A]  [-d]  [-l]  [-r]  [-R]  [-s]  [-t]  [-a[list]] [-c[list]]
       [-f[list]] [-o[list]] [-p[list]] [-P] [-S[list]]  [list]  [-u[login-ID-
       list]] [-v[list]] [-V] [-n] [-Tdbgflags]


       lpstat  is  a  (partial)  simulation  for  the Solaris SystemV R4 print
       facilities.  Please use lpq instead.


       list is a list of print queue names

       -A     use authentication specified by AUTH environment variable

              destination status

              class status

       -d     print default destination

              forms status

              job or printer status

       -n     each -n increases number of status lines (default 1)

       -N     maximum number of status lines

              printer status

       -P     paper types - ignored

       -r     scheduler status

       -s     summary status information - short format

              character set - ignored

       -t     all status information - long format

              job status information

              printer mapping

       -V     verbose mode

              debug flags

       -a, -c, -f, -o, -n, -N and -p
              produce a long status format.


       lpd.conf(5), lpc(8), lpd(8), checkpc(8), lpq(1),  lprm(1),  checkpc(8),
       printcap(5), lpd.perms(5), pr(1).


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