Credit goes to Techie Corner for this tip:
The print queue is stuck in my Mac machine. I’m not able to clear the print queue. Whenever i clear the print queue, the print job will show up again. These print jobs has stucked in my Mac machine for long time.
To clear the computer’s print queue in Mac OS X, follow the steps below:
- Go to Finder -> Application -> Utilities -> Terminal
- Enter the command below:-
$ cancel -a
- Once entered, it will clear the entire print queue in your system.
* ‘cancel’ is a command that used to clear all the print job in Mac OS X. With the parameter -a, it meas clear all the print jobs, in other words clear the print queue.