Cancel print jobs.

      cancel [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -a ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] [ -u username ] [ -x ] [ id ]
         [ destination ] [ destination-id ]

   -a       Cancel all jobs on the named destination, or all jobs on all destinations if none
            is provided.

   -E       Force encryption when connecting to the server.

   -h hostname[:port]
            Specify an alternate server.

   -U username
            The username to use when connecting to the server.

   -u username
            Cancel jobs owned by username.

   -x       Delete job data files in addition to canceling.

Unlike the System V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to contain any printable character except SPACE, TAB, "/", or "#". Also, printer and class names are not case- sensitive.

Administrators wishing to prevent unauthorized cancellation of jobs via the -u option should require authentication for Cancel-Jobs operations in cupsd.conf(5).


Cancel the current print job:

Cancel job "myprinter-42":
cancel myprinter-42

Cancel all jobs:
cancel -a

“Effective management always means asking the right question” ~ Robert Heller

Related macOS commands

lp - Print.
lpr - Print files.
lprm - Remove jobs from the print queue.
lpstat - Printer status information.

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