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Re: printer driver trouble

Am Wed, 05 May 2004 21:36:01 +0200 schrieb "Ulrich Fürst" <kde-liste@vr-web.de>:

> Robert Packer wrote:
> > HI,
> > 
> > I've been trying to add a printer, actually I've tried to install two 
> > different printers and get the same error. When I go to the Add Printer 
> > wizard and I choose a driver to use from the list provided in the driver 
> > selection window and click next I get the error:
> > 
> > Unable to load the requested driver:
> > Unable to create the Foomatic driver
> > [whichEverDriverIChoose]. Either that driver does not exist, or you don't have 
> > the required permissions to perform that operation.
> Sorry for asking but are you root or do you try that as a user?
> AFAIK you have to add printer as root. Sure it's like that in cups.

KDE Printing Manager asks for root password. You can add printers as a user, if you enter the root password.

Are you as a user part of the group "lp"?


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