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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Using Print Client Commands

A system becomes a print client when you install the Sun print client software and enable access to remote printers on the system. The Sun print client commands have the same names and produce the same output as the print commands of the previous Solaris releases.

The Solaris print client commands use a greater number of options to locate printer configuration information than in the previous Solaris Operating Environment, and the client communicates directly with the print server.

The lp print command locates a printer and printer configuration information in the following sequence.

  • Users can specify the name of a printer ...

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