Configuring and Managing Printing in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

Exit Print View

Updated: July 2014

How to Manage Print Jobs for a Specified 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 for which you want to manage print jobs, then choose View Print Queue.

    The Document Print Status (printer-name) window appears, listing all of the print jobs for the specified printer.

      In this window, you can view the following information:

    • Job

    • User

    • Document

    • Printer size

    • Time submitted

    • Status

  3. To view information about completed jobs or printer status, select the appropriate option from the View menu.
  4. To perform a specific action on a print job, select the print job, then select an action from the available choices on the menubar.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the name of a print job, and from the list of available options, select an action.

    You can view the following actions:

    • Cancel

    • Hold

    • Release

    • Reprint

  5. (Optional)To refresh the View Print Queue window, choose View → Refresh.