cloudprint-service(7) manage the Google Cloud Print proxy


systemctl start cloudprintd.service
Start the cloudprintd service. This will fail if the credentials have not been established. The service will normally start automatically when the computer is running.
systemctl stop cloudprintd.service
Stop the cloudprintd service. Login credentials are not lost. Normally, the printer will continue to be shown as a valid destination. Any jobs spooled during that time will print when the service is restarted.
systemctl status cloudprintd.service
Determine whether the service is running or not.


The cloudprintd services manages the operation of a Google Cloud Print proxy. It makes locally-defined CUPS printers available for use by approved Google users, both locally and remotely.

Authentication credentials can be established using the wrapper script cps-auth.


This file contains a number of parameters that control cloudprint. View the file for more details.
/etc/cloudprint.conf, ~/.cloudprint.conf
Can contain additional command line parameters for cloudprint.