cupsd(8) Apple Inc. cupsd(8)NAMEcupsd - common unix printing system daemon
SYNOPSIScupsd [ -c config-file ] [ -f ] [ -F ] [ -h ] [ -l ]
DESCRIPTIONcupsd 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.
Uses the named configuration file.
Run cupsd in the foreground; the default is to run in the back‐
ground as a "daemon".
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).
Shows the program usage.
This option is passed to cupsd when it is run from launchd(8).
COMPATIBILITYcupsd implements all of the required IPP/1.1 attributes and operations.
It also implements several CUPS-specific administration operations.
SEE ALSObackend(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),
Copyright 2007 by Apple Inc.
12 February 2006 Common UNIX Printing System cupsd(8)