Re: Allowing other users to control printers in KDE
On July 7, 2004 01:57 am, Stephen Cormier wrote:
> On July 7, 2004 02:52 am, Antiphon wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > Is there any way to allow non-root users the ability to start/stop
> > printers or cancel anyone's job within KDE? I'm using CUPS.
> > I'm trying to set up some systems for people who need a lot of
> > control over printing but still cannot be trusted with the root
> > password.
> This page may help.
> Stephen Cormier
I actually found the answer to my own question. KDE's printing system has the
ability to let a user run it as root which is just what my users need. Now
they can stop/start printers and delete or pause all printer jobs. Kudos to
the kprint team!