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cupsd - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

cupsd - common unix printing system daemon

SYNOPSIS

cupsd [ -c config-file ] [ -f ] [ -F ] [ -h ] [ -l ]

DESCRIPTION

cupsd is the scheduler for the Common UNIX Printing System. It implements a printing system based upon the Internet Printing Protocol, version 1.1. If no options are specified on the command-line then the default configuration file /etc/cups/cupsd.conf will be used.

OPTIONS

TagDescription
-c config-file
  Uses the named configuration file.
-f Run cupsd in the foreground; the default is to run in the background as a "daemon".
-F Run cupsd in the foreground but detach the process from the controlling terminal and current directory. This is useful for running cupsd from init(8).
-h Shows the program usage.
-l This option is passed to cupsd when it is run from launchd(8).

COMPATIBILITY

cupsd implements all of the required IPP/1.1 attributes and operations. It also implements several CUPS-specific administration operations.

SEE ALSO

cups-driverd(8), cups-lpd(8), cups-polld(8), cupsd.conf(5), filter(7), launchd(8), mime.convs(5), mime.types(5), printers.conf(5),
http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007 by Apple Inc.

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