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On Solaris 10 I have a question about printing. Does it matter whether we use the lp or lpr command? What is the difference? Thanks.

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One is from System V Unix, and the other is from BSD. Otherwise, there is no difference - they keep both for backwards compatibility. You'll probably find one supports options the other doesn't, so if you need the options, use that one.

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