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NAME

       rlprm - remove jobs from a remote line printer spooling queue

SYNOPSIS

       rlprm   [-qNV]   [-Hprinthost]   [-Pprinter]   [-Xproxyhost]  [--debug]
       [--timeout=seconds] [--port=port] [-] [ job # ... ] [ username ... ]

DESCRIPTION

       rlprm uses TCP/IP to remove jobs you own from printers  anywhere  on  a
       network.   Unlike lprm, 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.

       rlprm can be used anywhere a traditional lprm might  be  used,  and  is
       backwards compatible with traditional BSD lprm.  If rlprm is invoked as
       lprm, it preserves all known lprm semantics,  with  the  exceptions  of
       those semantics mentioned in BUGS / LIMITATIONS below.

       rlprm  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 rlprm will give up.  Use the special value
              ‘-1’ to wait forever.  Default timeout is 3 seconds.

       -V, --version
              Print version and exit.

   Behavior
       -      Remove  all  of  your  jobs.   Note  that  this  option  must be
              specified immediately following the end of  all  other  options.
              This  option  is  a  mutant  supported  only  for compatibility.
              Instead of using  this,  include  your  username  as  the  first
              argument to rlprm.

       -q, --quiet, --silent
              Quiet  mode  - stay quiet (except for fatal errors).  See BUGS /
              LIMITATIONS for problems using rlprm in silent-mode operation.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

       The following environment variables are used by rlprm:

       RLPR_PRINTHOST
              Specifies the default host’s queue to remove jobs from.

       PRINTER or LPDEST
              Specifies the default printer to remove jobs from 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), rlpq(1), rlprd(8), rlprrc(5)

AUTHOR

       meem <meem@gnu.org>

BUGS / LIMITATIONS

       Due  to  limitations  in  the current lpd protocol, it is not currently
       possible to  tell  whether  or  not  the  job  removal  succeeded  when
       operating in silent mode.

       Due  to  limitations  in  the current lpd protocol, it is not currently
       possible to  emulate  the  superuser  semantics  for  the  ‘-’  option.
       Instead, only root’s jobs are removed.

       Due  to general niavete in the lpd protocol, rlprm(1) provides a lot of
       room for misbehavior; it is trivial to imagine how it can  be  used  to
       remove  jobs  that  do  not belong to you.  Unfortunately, any security
       added at this point is just sugar-coating -- the underlying protocol is
       flawed.