cupsd(8) Apple Inc. cupsd(8)
cupsd - common unix printing system daemon
cupsd [ -c config-file ] [ -f ] [ -F ] [ -h ] [ -l ]
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.
Uses the named configuration file.
Run cupsd in the foreground; the default is to run in
the background as a "daemon".
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).
Shows the program usage.
This option is passed to cupsd when it is run from
cupsd implements all of the required IPP/1.1 attributes and
operations. It also implements several CUPS-specific
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),
Copyright 2007 by Apple Inc.
12 February 200Last change: Common UNIX Printing System 1
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