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Re: [opensuse] KDE Printing Manager
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 10:36:42 -0500
  • Message-id: <1166629002.11175.21.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 15:32 +0000, Evan Ingram wrote:
> Hi list,
> This is a problem which has happened a couple of times and i cant find a
> definitive solution. Sometimes my printer will stop and i cant restart
> it. Maybe its accepted some jobs it cant do and they build up in queue
> and it panics and just stops the printer - in kde printing manager >
> printer > start/stop printer and its stopped so stop is greyed out and
> start is available. Now when i click start it says i dont havehave
> access to the requested resource and its unable to modify the settings
> of the printer.
> Ive hit the administrator mode button, being root doesnt help. And no
> other user passwords work. Which user do i need to be to config printers
> here and how do i set up other users for it or maybe just allow any user
> to change settings here.

lppasswd -a -g sys <username>

Supply the password twice and your good to go. The username can be any
name you wish including a name that is _not_ a user.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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