ODOC: lpq

lpq — Show printer queue status

Summary:

lpq shows the current print queue status on the named printer. Jobs queued on the default destination will be shown if no printer/class is specified on the command-line.

Example:

$ lpq — Show the default printer Queue status.

$ lpq -P prn2 — Show the printer PRN2 status.

$ lpq -a — Show all printers status.

$ lpq -l — Show in long format.

$ lpq +5 — Show the status of the default printer status for every 5 Sec interval, until queue become empty.

Read: man lpq
lpq, odoc, linux, gnu/linux