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What is lpr -P ?

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lpr is the line-printer tool. Simply typing "lpr filename" will send filename to your printer.

It would be best for you to check your system documentation for the exact definition of that flag, but here's what mine says:
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-P Force output to a specific printer. Normally, the default print-
er is used (site dependent), or the value of the environment
variable PRINTER is used.
To check your, issue the command man lpr.

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