cupsd man page for CUPS.
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cupsd - cups scheduler
is the scheduler for CUPS. It implements a printing system based upon the Internet Printing Protocol, version 2.1. If no options are specified on the command-line then the default configuration file
will be used.
- -c config-file
Uses the named configuration file.
in the foreground; the default is to run in the background as a "daemon".
in the foreground but detach the process from the controlling terminal and current directory. This is useful for running
Shows the program usage.
This option is passed to
when it is run from
Test the configuration file for syntax errors.
implements all of the required IPP/2.1 attributes and operations. It also implements several CUPS-specific administrative operations.
in the background with the default configuration file:
Test a configuration file called
cupsd -t -c test.conf
in the foreground with a test configuration file called
cupsd -f -c test.conf
CUPS Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)
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