cupsdisable(8) -- Linux man page



(cups)disable/(cups)enable - stop/start printers and classes  


disable [ -E ] [ -c ] [ -h server ] [ -r reason ] destination(s)
cupsdisable [ -E ] [ -c ] [ -h server ] [ -r reason ] destination(s)
enable [ -E ] destination(s)
cupsenable [ -E ] destination(s)  


enable or cupsenable starts the named printers or classes.

disable or cupsdisable stops the named printers or classes. The following options may be used:


Cancels all jobs on the named destination.
-r [ reason ]

Sets the message associated with the stopped state. If no reason is specified then the message is set to "Reason Unknown".

The -E option forces encryption when connecting to the server.  


The CUPS versions of disable and enable may ask the user for an access password depending on the printing system configuration. This differs from the System V versions which require the root user to execute these commands.  


accept(8) or cupsaccept(8), cancel(1), lp(1), lpadmin(8), lpstat(1), reject(8) or cupsreject(8), CUPS Software Administrators Manual, http://localhost:631/documentation.php  


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