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Re: [opensuse-factory] Printing in openSUSE 10.3
  • From: JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 04:42:24 -0500
  • Message-id: <1172828544.15633.119.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 11:29 +0100, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> JP Rosevear wrote:
> > One good use case we've seen with customers is that they don't want to
> > give out the root password because that would enable users to do
> > anything they want like update packages.
> What specific part of printer configuration should a user be able to
> do without authentication? Demanding that users must be able to
> "configure printers" without knowing the root password is too coarse
> grained. AFAICS the YaST2 printer module for example offers to
> reconfigure the firewall and to install additional packages when
> needed also as part of printer configuration.

Adding printers. You can get large setups with dozens or hundreds of

JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
Novell, Inc.

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