Configuring and Managing Printing in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: July 2014

How to Disable or Enable a Printer

When you configure a new printer by using CUPS Print Manager, the printer is enabled by default. This procedure describes how to disable or enable a printer.

  1. Start the CUPS Print Manager GUI by choosing System → Administration → Print Manager from the desktop's main menubar or by typing the following command in a terminal window:
    $ system-config-printer

    The Printer configuration dialog appears, listing all of the configured printers and any newly detected printers.

  2. Right-click the name of the printer that you want to disable, or enable .
  3. Select Enable or Disable option according to your requirement.
  4. Type the root password when prompted.
  5. Click OK.