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Re: Help Needed Adding Printer



On Sun, 2002-02-10 at 16:12, ben wrote:
> On Sunday 10 February 2002 12:57 pm, tluxt wrote:
> [snip]
> >
> > Have you done:
> > adduser usrname lpadmin	;Adds the user "usrname" to the group "lpadmin" in
> > 			;the /etc/group file so usrname can admin CUPS.
> 
> given that he can't login to cups admin with the root password, it seems that 
> should be properly investigated and resolved before adding any other user to 
> any other group. if no solution emerges, he'd be better off reinstalling cups 
> and going through the setup process with the current problem in mind. it's 
> really not in the system's interest to have a package running that doesn't 
> comply with the rules of operation to which it should adhere, especially when 
> root privileges are involved.

When I used kcontrol to setup my printer i ran it through sudo

sudo kcontrol
entered password
setup printer, this worked great.

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