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Name

checkpc

Synopsis

                  checkpc [options]

System administration command. Examine and optionally repair the LPRng printer capability database and related files. Entries in this database control the printing and spooling of print jobs. The checkpc command reports incorrect entries in /etc/printcap and ensures that files and directories used by LPRng exist and have the correct permissions.

Options

-a

Don’t create missing accounting files specified in :af entries.

-c

Print verbose configuration details.

-D

Run with debugging flags on.

-f

Fix database by creating missing files and changing incorrect file permissions.

-h

Print help message and exit.

-l

Don’t create missing logging files specified in :lf entries.

-p

Print information about printcap database.

-r

Remove old job files. Use -A to set the maximum age for job files.

-s

Don’t create missing filter status files specified in :ps entries.

-t size[unit]

Truncate log files to specified size. You may specify the unit of that size in k or M for kilobytes or megabytes. The default is megabytes.

-A age[unit]

Report junk or job files older than age. A unit of D, H, M, or S may be used to specify that age represents days, hours, minutes, or seconds. The default is days.

-P printer

Check or fix entries only for the specified printer.

-V

Verbose mode. Report on progress of checkpc including all entries checked and repairs made.

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