lpmove - Man Page

move a job or all jobs to a new destination


lpmove [ -h server[:port] ] [ -E ] [ -U username ] job destination
lpmove [ -h server[:port] ] [ -E ] [ -U username ] source destination


lpmove moves the specified job or all jobs from source to destination. job can be the job ID number or the old destination and job ID.


The lpmove command supports the following options:


Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

-U username

Specifies an alternate username.

-h server[:port]

Specifies an alternate server. Note: This option must occur before all others.


Move job 123 from "oldprinter" to "newprinter":

    lpmove 123 newprinter


    lpmove oldprinter-123 newprinter

Move all jobs from "oldprinter" to "newprinter":

    lpmove oldprinter newprinter

See Also

cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1),
CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)

Referenced By


CUPS 2022-05-02 OpenPrinting