Configuring and Managing Printing in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

Exit Print View

Updated: July 2014

How to Print a File to the Default Printer

  1. Log in to any system on the network.
  2. (Optional)Verify the status of the printer.
    $ lpstat -p printer-name
  3. Issue a print request in one of the following ways:
    • By using the lp command:
      $ lp filename
    • By using the lpr command:
      $ lpr filename

    Note - Only the basic commands are shown in this procedure. For information about the other options, see the lp(1) and the lpr(1) man pages.