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Re: CUPS dependencies

Roger Leigh <rleigh@whinlatter.ukfsn.org> writes:

> Johan Kullstam <kullstj-ml@comcast.net> writes:
> [CUPS]
> > I am still a bit disturbed by the "web interface" and punching in my
> > root password at my browser (even if it was just local).
> Just add yourself to the "lpadmin" group and use your own username and
> password.

Thanks for the hint!

> > I am already running a firewall.  It is easy to allow/restrict
> > access with iptables (once you have the firewall infrastructure in
> > place).
> You can also restrict admin access to particular hosts, subnets, DNS
> domains/subdomains, etc, and allow passwordless admin access for
> trusted hosts/networks.  You can do the same thing for normal access,
> too.
> > FWIW what I really hate is when portmap, fam &c get dragged in by some
> > random dependency.
> That's not (AFAICT) a direct or indirect CUPS dependency.

No, it's not.  But I still hate it when all that wants to get dragged in.


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