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Re: [opensuse-factory] Strange password message
  • From: Rob OpenSuSE <rob.opensuse.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 08:18:18 +0000
  • Message-id: <ce9d8ed60912020018o3ca4ad7fqfe540a1f8ebb27ec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2009/12/2 Donn Washburn <n5xwb@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
What would cause root to need to supply a "root password for localhost?".
 This message shows up in a console tty1 while running
Yast2>Hardware>Printer as root when I try to record the changes.
Worse yet it offer no way to supply a  password.

While since I did this, but setting up CUPS for remote printing &
management, it liked to authenticate with the password. Is this the
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