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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.
> http://bostoncoop.net/adam/cgi-bin/weblog.pl?rightframe=linux
> 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!

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