gspl-lpq(1) display job list on LPD protocol servers


gspl-lpq [ -l ] [ -s ] printer


gspl-lpq obtains and outputs a list of pending jobs on an external print server supporting the LPD protocol.


Note that the order of treatment, letters and keywords described below may be modified by editing the file - see spsyntax(5).

The environment variable on which options are supplied is "GSPL_LPQ" and the environment variable to specify the help file is "LPDINTCONF".

-? or +explain
Causes a summary of the other options to be displayed without taking further action.
-l or +long-list
Produce a long listing.
-s or +short-list
Produce a short listing (default).
Save all the current options in a .gnuspool file in the current directory.
Save all the current options in a .gnuspool file in the user's home directory.


~/.gnuspool configuration file (home directory)

.gnuspool configuration file (current directory) message file


space-separated options to override defaults.
location of alternative help file.


Various diagnostics are read and printed as required from the message file, by default


Copyright (c) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


John M Collins, Xi Software Ltd.