Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-kde (183 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [suse-kde] Print Manager
  • From: Verner Kjærsgaard <vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 23:03:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <200407272303.54482.vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tirsdag den 27. juli 2004 22:51 skrev Roger Penn:
> I'm new to SuSE and KDE both, having just migrated from Red Hat/Gnome.
> I'm also new to CUPS, having alwasy used LPRng.
> I'm wondering what is the purpose of the Print Magager in the KDE menu?
> In order to configure the print server, it asks for a user and password,
> but no valid user/password you give it works! I went into the print
> manager under CUPS Server configuration and entered the password for
> root and checked the box that said "store password in configuration
> file" but it still doesn't work. It tells me "Unable to retrieve
> configuration file from the CUPS server. You probably don't have the
> access permissions to perform this operation" WTF? If root doesn't have
> permission, who the hell does?
> If I try to restart the server, it then asks me for the root password.
> When I enter it here, it works fine, and restarts the server. But the
> minute I try to configure the server, it tells me authentications
> failed, I don't have permission.
> So I guess I'm wondering, what is the point of this utility if no one
> can use it, and is there a better utility I don't know about to
> configure the print server, or do I have to study up on CUPS and start
> writing configuration files manually? Anyone else have this problem?
> Roger Penn
> poohbear[at]

just a short hint, try out

man lppasswd

- also look into the CUPS docs that gets installed with SUSE9x and CUPS.

Med venlig hilsen/Best regards
Verner Kjærsgaard
Open Source Academy

< Previous Next >