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cupsd(5,8)(8)                    Easy Software Products                    cupsd(5,8)(8)



NAME
       cupsd(5,8) - common unix printing system daemon

SYNOPSIS
       cupsd(5,8) [ -c config-file ] [ -f ] [ -F ]

DESCRIPTION
       cupsd(5,8)  is  the scheduler for the Common UNIX Printing System. It imple-
       ments a printing system based upon the Internet Printing Protocol, ver-
       sion(1,3,5)  1.1.   If  no  options are specified on the command-line then the
       default configuration file(1,n) (usually /etc/cups/cupsd.conf) will be used.

       The  -f option forces cupsd(5,8) to run in(1,8) the foreground; the default is to
       run in(1,8) the background as a "daemon".

       The -F option forces cupsd(5,8) to run in(1,8) the foreground  but  detaches  the
       process  from  the  controlling terminal and current directory. This is
       useful for running cupsd(5,8) from init.

COMPATIBILITY
       cupsd(5,8) implements all of the required IPP/1.1 attributes and operations.
       It also implements several CUPS-specific administration operations.

SEE ALSO
       backend(1),  classes.conf(5),  cupsd.conf(5), filter(1,3x,3x curs_util)(1), mime.convs(5),
       mime.types(5),  printers.conf(5),  CUPS  Implementation  of  IPP,  CUPS
       Interface  Design  Description,  CUPS  Software  Administrators Manual,
       http://localhost:631/documentation.html

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1993-2004 by Easy Software Products, All Rights Reserved.



18 July 2002              Common UNIX Printing System                 cupsd(5,8)(8)

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