Normally, when properly installed, apcupsd will be started and stopped automatically by your system. Unfortunately, the details are different for each system. Below, we give the commands for selected systems. Alternatively, there are simple stopapcupsd and startapcupsd scripts in the examples directory, or you can modify one of the scripts in the distributions directory to meet your needs.
To stop apcupsd you can do the following:
On RedHat systems:
On SuSE systems: