Re: No connect permission for the lp printer command
Heikki Vatiainen wrote:
> Mario Bertrand <email@example.com>
> > I just upgraded a few packages from slink and there was a update of the lpr
I'm running LPRng and am getting the same error message.
> > package that seems to have broken some permissions on my system. When i try to
> > print with any printing command i receive that error message:
> > a2ps whatever.txt
> > [whatever.txt (plain): 1 page on 1 sheet]
> > no connect permissions
> > job 'cfA791logos' transfer to lp@localhost failed
> > [Total: 1 page on 1 sheet] sent to the default printer
> > (logos is the name of the machine)
> > Any idea?
> Well I had a "Me too" situation here about 10 minutes ago. I'm
> running potato and just noticed that printing does not work
> anymore. It was my first printing try after upgrading from slink
> to potato so I was a bit puzzled about it.
> However, editing /etc/lpd.perms and commenting out
> DEFAULT REJECT
> from the bottom of the file and substituting it with
> DEAULT ACCEPT
> gave back all the necessary permissions and now printing works
> again. If you do the same thing does it work for you?
I checked my /etc/lpd.perms and it already has DEFAULT ACCEPT at the end.
> // Heikki
> Heikki Vatiainen * firstname.lastname@example.org
> Tampere University of Technology * Tampere, Finland
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