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cupsd: Start `cupsd` using the specified [`c`]`upsd.conf` configuration file.
$ cupsd -c ${path-to-cupsd-conf}
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The command cupsd -c ${path-to-cupsd-conf} starts the CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) daemon with a specific configuration file.

Here's a breakdown of each component:

  • cupsd: It is the name of the command that starts the CUPS daemon. The daemon runs in the background and manages the printer queues and print jobs on a Unix-like system.

  • -c: It is an option used to specify a configuration file for the CUPS daemon. The following argument after -c should be the path to the desired configuration file.

  • ${path-to-cupsd-conf}: It is a placeholder representing the actual path to the cupsd.conf file. This file contains the configuration settings for the CUPS daemon, defining various aspects of printer and print job handling. You need to replace ${path-to-cupsd-conf} with the actual path to your cupsd.conf file.

By executing this command with the appropriate path to the cupsd.conf file, you start the CUPS daemon with the specified configuration, allowing you to customize the behavior of the printing system according to your needs.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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