cups configuration

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Sun Jul 12 14:07:59 UTC 2009

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> François Patte wrote:
>> I want to define for sometimes this printer as the default one. In that
>> case the cups web interface (http://localhost:631) asks for the root
>> password.
> Yes, why is the CUPS user/password set to be root?
> If it is always root, why not just ask for the root password?
It can be any member of the sys or root group with the default
configuration. You can also add authorized users in cupsd.conf. I
configured my normal login to work.


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