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cupsctl - Unix, Linux Command

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NAME

cupsctl - configure cupsd.conf options

SYNOPSIS

cupsctl [ -E ] [-U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ --[no-]debug-logging ] [ --[no-]remote-admin ] [ --[no-]remote-any ] [ --[no-]remote-printers ] [ --[no-]share-printers ] [ --[no-]user-cancel-any ] [ name=value ]

DESCRIPTION

cupsctl updates or queries the cupsd.conf file for a server. When no changes are requested, the current configuration values are written to the standard output in the format "name=value", one per line.

OPTIONS

The following options are recognized:
TagDescription
-E Enables encryption on the connection to the scheduler.
-U username
  Specifies an alternate username to use when authenticating with the scheduler.
-h server[:port]
  Specifies the server address.
--[no-]debug-logging
  Enables or disables debug logging in the error_log file.
--[no-]remote-admin
  Enables or disables remote administration.
--[no-]remote-any
  Enables or disables printing from any address, e.g. the Internet.
--[no-]remote-printers
  Enables or disables the display of remote printers shared via the CUPS, LDAP, or SLP protocols.
--[no-]share-printers
  Enables or disables sharing of local printers with other computers.
--[no-]user-cancel-any
  Allows or prevents users from canceling jobs owned by others.

EXAMPLES

Display the current settings:
    cupsctl

Enable debug logging:

    cupsctl --debug-logging

Get the current debug logging state:

    cupsctl | grep ’^_debug_logging’ | awk -F= ’{print $2}’

Disable printer sharing:

    cupsctl --no-shared-printers

Enable printing using the file: pseudo-device:

    cupsctl FileDevice=Yes

SEE ALSO

http://localhost:631/help

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