ith the release of Solaris 11, the default print service is now CUPS, formerly known as the Common UNIX Printing System. It’s essentially the same service used on both the Linux and Apple operating systems. Because CUPS communicates via the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP), it’s also compatible with the latest iteration of the Microsoft printing service.
Solaris 11 no longer supports the Line Print (LP) service. The Solaris 11 print service is CUPS. And that promotes interoperability. In a network of mixed operating systems, ...