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Re: Help Needed Adding Printer

On Sun, 10 Feb 2002 13:40:51 -0500
Robert Tilley <tilleyrw@cfl.rr.com> wrote:

> I am attempting to add an SMB shared printer (on my wife's 'doze 2000 box) 
> and am experiencing problems.
> The KDE Wizard will scan and see my wife's printer but cannot add the printer.
> After configuring all aspects of the printer through the Wizard, I click OK 
> to create the printer.  Then a dialog comes up titled 'kcmshell' tell me that 
> "The access to the requested resource on the CPUS server running on 
> <B>localhost (port 631)</B> requires a password."
> I have tried my user password, the root password and both have failed.  I 
> assume now that some printing-user account must exist and I need to use that 
> password.
> Any and all input is much appreciated!

Two things:
- Do you have an account on the Winbox?
- localhost:631 is CUPS, as you probably know.

Pull up <the browser of your choice>, go to http://localhost:631, 
and see if you can get in that way.

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