lpr -- off line print


lpr [-l] [-p] [-Pprinter] [-h] [-s] [-#copies] [-J name] [-T title] [name ......]


lpr uses a spooling daemon to print the named files when facilities become available. If no names appear, the standard input is assumed.

Standard Options


identifies binary data that is not to be filtered but sent as raw input to printer.


formats with "pr" before sending to printer.


sends output to the printer named printer instead of the default printer.


suppresses header page.


uses symbolic links.


specifies copies as the number of copies to print.

-J name 

specifies name as the job name for the header page.

-T title 

specifies title as the title used for "pr".