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LPD(1) User Commands LPD(1)

lpd - manual page for lpd 1.31.1

lpd SPOOLDIR [HELPER [ARGS]]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

SPOOLDIR must contain (symlinks to) device nodes or directories with names matching print queue names. In the first case, jobs are sent directly to the device. Otherwise each job is stored in queue directory and HELPER program is called. Name of file to print is passed in $DATAFILE variable. Example:

tcpsvd -E 0 515 softlimit -m 999999 lpd /var/spool ./print
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