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lp(1)									 lp(1)

       lp, cancel - Sends or cancels a printing request

       lp [-cmsw] [-A options] [-o option] [-d printer] [-n copies] [-t title]

       cancel [request_ID...] printer...

       cancel request_ID... [printer...]

       Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry	 stan‐
       dards as follows:

       lp: XCU5.0

       cancel:	XCU5.0

       Refer  to  the  standards(5)  reference page for more information about
       industry standards and associated tags.

       Options for the lp command can appear in any order  and	can  be	 mixed
       with filenames.

       The cancel command has no options.  [Tru64 UNIX]	 Specifies one or more
       country-specific options.  See lpr(1) for details about these  options.
       Makes copies of the files to be printed immediately when lp is invoked.
       Normally, files are not copied, but are linked whenever	possible.   If
       the  -c	option is not given, be careful not to remove any of the files
       before the request is finished printing.	 Note also that in the absence
       of  the -c option any changes made to the named files after the request
       is made, but before it is printed, are reflected in the printed output.
       Selects	printer	 as  the  device to do the printing (also known as the
       printing destination).  Under certain conditions (printer  unavailabil‐
       ity, file space limitations, and so on), requests for specific destina‐
       tions cannot be accepted.  By default, printer is taken from the LPDEST
       environment  variable if it is set.  Otherwise, the PRINTER environment
       variable or a default destination, if one exists,  for  the  system  is
       used.   Destination  names  vary	 between systems.  (See the lpq(1) and
       lpstat(1) reference pages.)  Sends mail	(see  the  mailx(1)  reference
       page)  after  the  files are printed.  By default, no mail is sent upon
       normal completion of the print request.	Prints number copies  (default
       of  1).	 This option is recognized as valid option by the command-line
       parser, but is not supported on a Tru64 UNIX system.  On other systems,
       multiple	 -o options can be used to specify printer-dependent or class-
       dependent options.  Suppresses messages from lp, such as “request id is
       ...”.   Prints  title on the banner page of the output.	Functions like
       -m (for compatibility reasons).

       Specifies one or more files to be printed.  Cancel the request with the
       request	ID.   Cancel all requests made by you with that printer as the

       The lp command sends the specified  files  and  associated  information
       (collectively  called  a	 request) to a line printer for printing.  The
       cancel command cancels printing requests.

       The lp command associates a unique ID with each request and  prints  it
       on  the	standard output.  If you do not specify a file, or specify a -
       (dash) in place of a file, lp accepts standard input at this  point  in
       the list of files.

       The  cancel command cancels printer requests made by the lp or lpr com‐
       mand (see lpr(1)).  You can specify either request_ID,  to  cancel  the
       request	with  that request ID, or printer, to cancel all requests made
       by you with that printer as the destination.   (If  you	are  operating
       with  superuser	authority,  all requests to that printer are canceled,
       including those of other users.)	 A specified request is canceled  even
       if it is currently printing, and the printer is freed to print the next
       available request. The cancel command is marked LEGACY in XCU Issue 5.

       You can also use the request ID to find the status of the request. (See
       the lpq(1) and lpstat(1) reference pages.)

       The  following  exit values are returned by both the cancel and lp com‐
       mands: Successful completion.  An error occurred.

       The following environment variables affect the execution of lp and can‐
       cel:  Provides  a  default value for the internationalization variables
       that are unset or null. If LANG is unset	 or  null,  the	 corresponding
       value from the default locale is used.  If any of the internationaliza‐
       tion variables contain an invalid setting, the utility  behaves	as  if
       none  of	 the variables had been defined.  If set to a non-empty string
       value, overrides the values of all the other internationalization vari‐
       ables.	Determines  the	 locale for the interpretation of sequences of
       bytes of text data as characters (for example, single-byte  as  opposed
       to  multi-byte characters in arguments).	 Determines the locale for the
       format and contents of diagnostic messages written to  standard	error.
       Determines the format of date and time strings displayed in the banner.
       Determines the output device destination if the -d option is  not  used
       with the lp command.  Determines the location of message catalogues for
       the processing of LC_MESSAGES.  Determines the output  device  destina‐
       tion  if the -d option is not used with lp command and the LPDEST envi‐
       ronment variable is not set.

       Printer description file Spool directories Daemon  control  files  Data
       files  specified	 in cf files Temporary copies of cf files Minimum free
       space to leave Line printer devices Socket for local requests

       Commands:  lpc(8), lpd(8), lpq(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1), mailx(1)

       Others:	i18n_printing(5)

       Standards:  standards(5)


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