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System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing
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Managing Printers and Printer Queues (Task Map)

Task

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Launch the OpenSolaris Print Manager GUI.

You can set up and manage printer queues, printer groups, and print jobs by using the OpenSolaris Print Manager. This application is accessible from the desktop.

Getting Started With the OpenSolaris Print Manager

Configure newly discovered printers by using the OpenSolaris Print Manager.

When the system discovers a new printer, you are notified that the printer has been discovered. In addition, the printer queue process begins. The Add Printer Queue dialog enables you to check and change printer configuration information. This dialog is displayed on the desktop when a new printer is discovered.

How To Set Up Auto-Discovered Printers by Using the OpenSolaris Print Manager

Manually set up printers by using the OpenSolaris Print Manager.

If, for any reason, a printer is not discovered by the system, you use manually add the printer by using the OpenSolaris Print Manager.

How to Manually Add a Printer by Using the OpenSolaris Print Manager

Check or change preferences for an existing printer queue.

You can view or change preferences for an existing printer queue by using the OpenSolaris Print Manager.

How to View or Change Printer Queue Properties

Delete a printer queue.

You can delete existing printer queues in the Queue pane of the Print Manager window.

How to Delete a Printer Queue

Pause or resume a printer queue.

You can pause and resume printer queues in the Queue pane of the Print Manager window.

How to Pause or Resume a Printer Queue

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