Introduction to Printing in the Solaris Operating System
This chapter provides an introduction to printing in the Solaris Operating System
( Solaris OS). Conceptual information about Solaris printing services, tools, and protocols is described.
Each of the subsequent chapters in this book describe how to use these
tools, protocols, and technologies to administer printing services and printers.
Several terms and concepts that are introduced in this chapter and are used
frequently throughout this book. To fully grasp printing concepts, a basic understanding of
these concepts and terms is essential. For a complete listing of all the
printing concepts and terms, see Glossary.
This is a list of the information in this chapter.