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Where are the newest manuals for lpr?
I would like to know where the flags such as "page-range" are documented. I did not find them in Ubuntu 9.10.
If you are using the CUPS package, some of the available options are listed in
If you're using LPRng, see the LPRng project documentation page. The LPRng Reference Manual is still online, although the Printing Cookbook appears offline currently. I don't see any specific references to a
Page range printing IS documented on every system that has a recent CUPS installed. Look here:
(older systems also have it, the URL may be different however). That documentation normally should fit perfectly to your system.
If you indeed are looking for "the latest" documentation that is available for a released version of CUPS, look here:
If you look for "bleeding edge" documentation about (yet) unreleased versions of CUPS, look here:
not working for you? Are the man pages on your machine stored by a seperate package that you haven't installed yet?
I should clarify that there isn't a lpr. Rather there are many versions provided by many vendors (and notably by GNU), and not all versions support the same set of options. Have you tried the offending command and gotten it to work?
The Apple version is doubtless derived from one of the BSD versions, and probably supports a smaller set of options that the GNU version.