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Re: [opensuse] SuSE11 lppasswd -a -g sys root, access denied
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 18:52:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <200807241852.59378.ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
On Thursday 24 July 2008 15:50:50 Verner Kjærsgaard wrote:
Hi list,

what happened??
when giving the above command as root, it says access to password file
is denied. I'm root...at the very local console!

lppasswd is suid lp, so it doesn't really matter which user you're logged in
as.

eh, now what?

chown lp /etc/cups

and please open a bug for it

Anders

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