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1.  Introduction to Printing in the Oracle Solaris Operating System

2.  Planning for Printing (Tasks)

Determining a Method to Use for Printer Setup and Administration

Selecting Printing Tools and Services

Planning for Printer Setup and Administration

Distributing Printers on the Network

Printer Configuration Resources

Printing Support in the Naming Service Switch

Adding Printer Information to a Naming Service

LDAP Print Support Guidelines

How the Printing Software Locates Printers

Assigning Print Servers and Print Clients

Print Server Requirements and Recommendations

Spooling Space

Disk Space

Memory Requirements

Swap Space

Hard Disk

3.  Setting Up Network Printing Services (Tasks)

4.  Setting Up and Administering Printers by Using Solaris Print Manager (Tasks)

5.  Setting Up Printers by Using LP Print Commands (Tasks)

6.  Administering Printers by Using LP Print Commands (Tasks)

7.  Customizing LP Printing Services and Printers (Tasks)

8.  Administering the LP Print Scheduler and Managing Print Requests (Tasks)

9.  Administering Printers on a Network (Tasks)

10.  Administering Character Sets, Filters, Forms, and Fonts (Tasks)

11.  Administering Printers by Using the PPD File Management Utility (Tasks)

12.  Printing in the Oracle Solaris Operating System (Reference)

13.  Troubleshooting Printing Problems in the Oracle Solaris OS (Tasks)

A.  Using the Internet Printing Protocol



Chapter 2

Planning for Printing (Tasks)

This chapter provides information about planning for printer setup by using Solaris Print Manager or the LP print service.

This is a list of the information that is in this chapter: