enable, disable — Enable/Disable LP Printers


/usr/bin/enable printer... 
/usr/bin/disable [-c | -W] [-r [reason]] printer... 


The enable command activates printers, enabling them to print requests submitted by the lp command. You must run the enable command on the printer server.

The disable command deactivates printers, disabling them from printing requests submitted by the lp command. By default, any requests that are currently printing on printer are reprinted in their entirety either on printer or another member of the same class of printers. You must run the disable command on the print server.

Use lpstat -p to check the status of printers.

enable and disable affect queueing only on the print server's spooling system. ...

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