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Printing at the RACF

Print services at the RACF is only provided on the main RHIC general interactive system, rcf2.rhic.bnl.gov. This system is a RHIC only system. No printing services are available on other systems at the RACF.

Listing Available Printers

The command lpstat -t lists all print queues on rcf2.rhic.bnl.gov.

Setting a Default Print Queue

To set your default printer, define the PRINTER environment variable to the print queue of your choice.

Other Print Commands

lp -d queue_name file_name
Submits file_name to printer queue queue_name for printing.(To set a default printer, define the PRINTER environment variable.)
lpstat -o queue_name
Lists jobs that have been submitted to the printer identified by queue_name.
lpstat -t
Lists all print queues.
lpstat -d
Lists the default print queue.
 cancel request-ID
Remove the print job identified by request-ID from the print queue (i.e., cancel the print job). Obtain the ID from the lpstat command.
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