François Patte wrote: > Bonjour, > > I want to configure cups on laptops so that people could add any printer > they want, and choose the default printer they want too. > > I don't want to give them the root password. > > What is possible, using the web interface, is to allow anybody to remove > tasks, even if they are not the owner of the task. > > I want also that these permissions to add and choose the default > printer, will be be limited to the laptop only, I mean: if the laptop is > connected to a network, I don't want that these persmissions could be > automatically extended to any other cups server on the network. > > Is this possible? And how? > It is already possible for each user to select their own default printer. In Gnome, it is System --> Preferences --> Hardware --> Default Printer. As far as giving permission to add/remove/change printers, you can add the user to the system group. This will basically give full access. Or you can add them to /etc/cups/cups.conf in the "Require user" section of the desired access. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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