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NAME

       rlpq - remote line printer queue examination program

SYNOPSIS

       rlpq   [-lmqNV]   [-Hprinthost]   [-Pprinter]  [-Xproxyhost]  [--debug]
       [--timeout=seconds] [--port=port] [ job # ... ] [ username ... ]

DESCRIPTION

       rlpq uses TCP/IP to examine print queues for  printers  anywhere  on  a
       network.   Unlike  lpq, it does not require that the remote printers be
       explicitly  known  to   the   local   system   (traditionally   through
       /etc/printcap),  and  thus  is  considerably more flexible and requires
       less administration.

       rlpq can be used anywhere a traditional  lpq  might  be  used,  and  is
       backwards  compatible  with traditional BSD lpq.  If rlpq is invoked as
       lpq, it preserves all known lpq semantics.

       rlpq can be set up, installed, and used in the same two ways as rlpr(1)
       (that  is,  either  with or without the rlprd(8) proxy daemon).  Please
       see rlpr(1) for details, and to see whether you will need  to  use  the
       rlprd(8) proxy daemon or not.

OPTIONS

   Environment/Setup
       --debug
              Print gobs of debugging information.

       -N, --no-bind
              Don’t  try  to bind to privileged port before connecting to lpd.
              Please see the  CONFIGURING  A  PROXY  section  in  rlpr(1)  for
              information on use of this option.

       --port=number
              Select  an  alternate  port  (instead of 7290) to connect to, if
              using rlprd.  Usually not needed.

       -H, --printhost=host
              Select the host to print to (used with -P).

              Instead of using -H,  one  can  specify  the  hostname  directly
              including  it  with  the  printer name with the printer@hostname
              syntax.

       -P, --printer=printername, --queue=printername
              Select the printer to print to (used with -H).

       -X, --proxy=proxyhost, --proxyhost=proxyhost
              Select the proxy host to use, if necessary.

       --timeout=seconds
              Set the inactivity timer.  If the connection hangs for more than
              seconds  seconds, then rlpq will give up.  Use the special value
              ‘-1’ to wait forever.  Default timeout is 3 seconds.

       -V, --version
              Print version and exit.

   Behavior
       -l, --long
              Produce a more detailed report.

       -m, --mine
              List only the jobs belonging to you.

       -q, --quiet, --silent
              Quiet mode - stay quiet (except for fatal  errors).   When  this
              flag is set, rlpq’s return value indicates whether there are any
              items in the specified queue that meet the specified criteria (a
              return value of zero indicates success).

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

       The following environment variables are used by rlpq:

       RLPR_PRINTHOST
              Specifies the default host’s queue to examine.

       PRINTER or LPDEST
              Specifies the default printer to check on the host.
              First PRINTER is consulted, then LPDEST.

              Note  that  one  can also specify the host to examine by setting
              printer to be printer@hostname.  This  may  be  more  convenient
              than  setting  RLPR_PRINTHOST,  but will confuse the traditional
              BSD print commands.

       RLPR_PROXYHOST
              Specifies a proxy host to use, if necessary.

FILES

       ~/.rlprrc         Personal printer/host database
       /etc/hosts.lpd    Host-based security on printhost
       /etc/hosts.equiv  Host-based security on printhost
       /etc/passwd       Personal identification
       /etc/rlprrc       System-wide printer/host database

SEE ALSO

       rlpr(1), rlprm(1), rlprd(8), rlprrc(5)

AUTHOR

       meem <meem@gnu.org>

BUGS / LIMITATIONS

       Due to the dynamic nature of print queues,  it  is  possible  that  the
       actual  state  of  the  queue  may  have  changed  between the time the
       snapshot was generated and the output was produced.