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Old 08-04-2002
Hammer & Screwdriver quering unix boxes for attaced printers

Greetings All, I was wanting some info seeing i am a ms geek looking to go into UNIX if i want to query a UNIX box for info regarding printers, LPDs and such source how would i go about this !!!!

All comments that would point me in the right direction would be most useful.

Cheers
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Old 08-04-2002
you could do

lpstat or lpstat -a

to get an information on printer. you read man.

Do man lpstat for more information
 

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