Solaris Advanced User's Guide

Checking Available Printers

To find out which printers are configured on your system, type the following command.

$ lpstat -s

The status of the scheduler is displayed, followed by the default destination and a list of the systems and printers you can use.

In the following example, the scheduler is running, the default printer is jetprint, and the print server for the jetprint and fastprint printers is prtsrv1.

$ lpstat -s
scheduler is running
system default destination: jetprint
system for jetprint: prtsrv1
system for fastprint: prtsrv1