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LPBANNER(1)							   LPBANNER(1)

       lpbanner - text banner
       pclbanner - pcl format banner
       psbanner - PostScript format banner

       lpbanner	 [  -llength  ]	 [  -wwidth ] [ -Pprinter ] [ -Lbannername ] [
       -nloginname ] [ -hhost ] [ -Jjobtitle ] [ -Cclass ] [ -?option args ] [
       all ]

       The  lpbanner  program is used to print a simple banner on a fixed size
       font printer, the pclbanner program generates  a	 PCL  banner  and  the
       psbanner	 program generates a PostScript banner.	 All information to be
       printed is passed using command line arguements.	 In order to  be  com‐
       patible	with vintage line printer spoolers, reads a line form standard
       input, but ignores the information.

       -w width
	    Page width in characters (default 132).

       -l length
	    Page length in lines (default 60).

       -P printer
	    printer queue for banner information.

       -L bannername
	    Name used on banner as main name.

       -n loginname
	    Name used on banner as login name.

       -h host
	    Name used on banner as host name.

       -J jobtitle
	    String used on banner as main title.

       -C class
	    String used on banner as class.

       -? value
	    All other options and arguments provided by LPRng are ignored.

       The following exit values are returned:

       zero (0)	      Successful completion.

       non-zero (!=0) An error occurred.

       lpd.conf(5),  lpc(8),  lpd(8),  checkpc(8),  lpr(1),  lpq(1),  lprm(1),
       printcap(5), lpd.conf(5), pr(1), lprng_certs(1), lprng_index_certs(1).

       LPRng  is  a enhanced printer spooler system with functionality similar
       to  the	Berkeley  LPR	software.    The   LPRng   mailing   list   is;	 subscribe  by sending mail to
       with the word subscribe in the body.  The software  is  available  from

       Patrick Powell <>.

LPRng				  LPRng-3.9.0			   LPBANNER(1)

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