canceling all jobs in cups

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at
Thu Oct 11 11:38:42 PDT 2007

Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> I am used to using cups via the web interface... well a user
> accidentally printed 1000 jobs and I have had to shut the printer down
> until they are all canceled... the question is how can I do this 
> without clicking "cancel job" 1000 times
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If you look better cups web administration utility there is an option to 
purge all jobs from the printer.

Last resort. You can simple deinstall and then install again your 
printer via CUPS admin utility.

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