cupsd(8) Apple Inc. cupsd(8)

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 imple- ments a printing system based upon the Internet Printing Protocol, ver- sion 1.1. If no options are specified on the command-line then the default configuration file /etc/cups/cupsd.conf will be used.

OPTIONS -c config-file Uses the named configuration file.

-f Run cupsd in the foreground; the default is to run in the back- ground as a "daemon".

-F Run cupsd in the foreground but detach the process from the con- trolling terminal and current directory. This is useful for run- ning 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 backend(7), classes.conf(5), cups-deviced(8), 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.

12 February 2006 Common UNIX Printing System cupsd(8)