lpr - Send files to the printer


lpr [ options ] file


Lpr prints files to a locally connected printer. One or more files may be printed at a time. The options are:

-i chars

Send initialization characters to your printer before printing a file (default is no initialization).

-s slot

Sets the printer slot (default is slot 1).


Disables the formfeed (Control-L) sent after each file (default is enabled).

Lpr works with any type of printer interface.

Also See

cat(C), csh(C)