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LPRng
2006-12-09

lprng

lpr/lpd printer spooling system

NAME

monitor - receive logging information from LPD

SYNOPSIS

monitor [ -u ] [ -t ] [ port ]

DESCRIPTION

The monitor program is a template for a printer status monitoring program. It will open the specified TCP and/or UDP port, and then wait for accounting or other information to be sent. It prints this information on it standard output.

OPTIONS

-u wait for connections on the UDP port.
-t wait for connections on the TCP port.
port Use the specified port number.

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:
zero (0) Successful completion.
non-zero (!=0) An error occurred.

AUTHOR

Patrick Powell <>.

HISTORY

LPRng is a enhanced printer spooler system with functionality similar to the Berkeley LPR software. The LPRng developer mailing list is ; subscribe by visiting https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/lprng-devel or sending mail to with the word subscribe in the body.
The software is available via http://lprng.sourceforge.net
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