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       lpbanner,  pclbanner,  psbanner  -  printer  banners  in  text, PCL and


       lpbanner [ -l length ] [ -w width ] [ -P printer ] [ -L bannername ]  [
       -n  loginname  ]  [  -h host ] [ -J jobtitle ] [ -C class ] [ -? option
       args ] [ all ]


       The lpbanner program is used to print a simple banner on a  fixed  size
       font  printer,  the  pclbanner  program  generates a PCL banner and the
       psbanner program generates a PostScript banner.  All information to  be
       printed  is  passed  using  command  line  arguments.   In  order to be
       compatible with vintage  line  printer  spoolers,  reads  a  line  form
       standard input, but ignores the information.


       -w width
              Page width in characters (default 132).

       -l length
              Page length in lines (default 60).

       -P printer
              printer queue for banner information.

       -L bannername
              Name used on banner as main name.

       -n loginname
              Name used on banner as login name.

       -h host
              Name used on banner as host name.

       -J jobtitle
              String used on banner as main title.

       -C class
              String used on banner as class.

       -? value
              All other options and arguments provided by LPRng are ignored.


       The following exit values are returned:

       zero (0)       Successful completion.

       non-zero (!=0) An error occurred.


       lpd.conf(5),  lpc(8),  lpd(8),  checkpc(8),  lpr(1),  lpq(1),  lprm(1),
       printcap(5), lpd.conf(5), pr(1), lprng_certs(1),  lprng_index_certs(1).


       Patrick Powell <>.


       LPRng  is  a enhanced printer spooler system with functionality similar
       to the Berkeley LPR software.  The  LPRng  developer  mailing  list  is;      subscribe      by      visiting   or   sending
       mail  to with the word subscribe in
       the body.
       The software is available via