lpr - print files


   lpr   [   -E   ]   [   -H   server[:port]  ]  [  -U  username  ]  [  -P
   destination[/instance] ] [ -# num-copies [ -h ] [ -l ]  [  -m  ]  [  -o
   option[=value]  ]  [  -p ] [ -q ] [ -r ] [ -C title ] [ -J title ] [ -T
   title ] [ file(s) ]


   lpr submits files for printing.  Files named on the  command  line  are
   sent  to the named printer or the default destination if no destination
   is specified.  If no files are listed on the  command-line,  lpr  reads
   the print file from the standard input.

   CUPS  provides many ways to set the default destination. The LPDEST and
   PRINTER environment variables are consulted first.  If neither are set,
   the  current  default  set  using  the  lpoptions(1)  command  is used,
   followed by the default set using the lpadmin(8) command.


   The following options are recognized by lpr:

   -E   Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

   -H server[:port]
        Specifies an alternate server.

   -C "name"

   -J "name"

   -T "name"
        Sets the job name/title.

   -P destination[/instance]
        Prints files to the named printer.

   -U username
        Specifies an alternate username.

   -# copies
        Sets the number of copies to print.

   -h   Disables  banner  printing.  This  option  is  equivalent  to   -o

   -l   Specifies  that  the  print  file  is  already  formatted  for the
        destination and should be sent without filtering.  This option  is
        equivalent to -o raw.

   -m   Send an email on job completion.

   -o option[=value]
        Sets a job option.  See "COMMON JOB OPTIONS" below.

   -p   Specifies  that  the  print file should be formatted with a shaded
        header with the date, time,  job  name,  and  page  number.   This
        option  is  equivalent  to  -o prettyprint and is only useful when
        printing text files.

   -q   Hold job for printing.

   -r   Specifies that the named  print  files  should  be  deleted  after
        submitting them.

   Aside  from  the  printer-specific options reported by the lpoptions(1)
   command, the following generic options are available:

   -o collate=true
        Prints collated copies.

   -o fit-to-page
        Scales the print file to fit on the page.

   -o job-hold-until=when
        Holds the job until the  specified  local  time.   "when"  can  be
        "indefinite"  to  hold the until released, "day-time" to print the
        job between 6am and 6pm local  time,  "night"  to  print  the  job
        between  6pm  and  6am local time, "second-shift" to print the job
        between 4pm and 12am local time, "third-shift" to  print  the  job
        between  12am and 8am local time, or "weekend" to print the job on
        Saturday or Sunday.

   -o job-hold-until=hh:mm
        Holds the job until the specified time in hours and minutes UTC.

   -o job-priority=priority
        Set the priority to a value from  1  (lowest)  to  100  (highest),
        which  influences  when  a  job  is  scheduled  for printing.  The
        default priority is typically 50.

   -o job-sheets=name
        Prints a cover page (banner) with the document.  The "name" can be
        "classified",  "confidential",  "secret", "standard", "topsecret",
        or "unclassified".

   -o job-sheets=start-name,end-name
        Prints cover pages (banners) with the document.

   -o media=size
        Sets the page size to size. Most printers  support  at  least  the
        size names "a4", "letter", and "legal".

   -o mirror
        Mirrors each page.

   -o number-up={2|4|6|9|16}
        Prints  2,  4,  6,  9, or 16 document (input) pages on each output

   -o number-up-layout=layout
        Specifies the layout of pages with the  "number-up"  option.   The
        "layout"  string  can  be  "btlr", "btrl", "lrbt", "lrtb", "rlbt",
        "rltb", "tblr", or "tbrl" - the first two  letters  determine  the
        column order while the second two letters determine the row order.
        "bt" is bottom-to-top, "lr" is left-to-right,  "rl"  is  right-to-
        left, and "tb" is top-to-bottom.

   -o orientation-requested=4
        Prints   the   job  in  landscape  (rotated  90  degrees  counter-

   -o orientation-requested=5
        Prints the job in landscape (rotated 90 degrees clockwise).

   -o orientation-requested=6
        Prints the job in reverse portrait (rotated 180 degrees).

   -o outputorder=reverse
        Prints pages in reverse order.

   -o page-border=border
        Prints a border around each document page.  "border" is  "double",
        "double-thick", "single", or "single-thick".

   -o page-ranges=page-list
        Specifies  which  pages  to  print  in the document.  The list can
        contain a list of numbers and ranges (#-#)  separated  by  commas,
        e.g.,  "1,3-5,16".  The page numbers refer to the output pages and
        not the document's original pages - options like  "number-up"  can
        affect the numbering of the pages.

   -o sides=one-sided
        Prints on one side of the paper.

   -o sides=two-sided-long-edge
        Prints on both sides of the paper for portrait output.

   -o sides=two-sided-short-edge
        Prints on both sides of the paper for landscape output.


   The -c, -d, -f, -g, -i, -n, -t, -v, and -w options are not supported by
   CUPS and produce a warning message if used.


   Print two copies of a document to the default printer:

       lpr -# 2 filename

   Print a double-sided legal document to a printer called "foo":

       lpr -P foo -o media=legal -o sides=two-sided-long-edge filename

   Print a presentation document 2-up to a printer called "foo":

       lpr -P foo -o number-up=2 filename


   cancel(1), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpoptions(1), lpq(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1),
   CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)


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