I am goint to be crazy

Matt Rogers mattrogers at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 11 12:09:41 PST 2002

On Monday 11 November 2002 02:04 pm, Horacio Ferrero wrote:
> I'm trying to get my printer working in my LFS 3.3 system...
> I've installed, CUPS, Ghostscript, Foomatic and so on!
> Well, by going into http://localhost::631 I got the possibility to
> configure my printing system....
> But : It's no so easy....for all configure commands it request for :
> Enter username and password for CUPS at localhost:631 and this in a
> dialog-box with two edit windows....
> I've put in there 255 user names an their passwords but for no one it
> agrees....
> It doen't like root, user, lp, ....
> Also, it is a command "lppaswd" this also request for a new pasword,
> well every password I've entered is bad. "it says tha the password
> should be longuer than 6 chars wit no name on it but
> the pass "bullshit' is not accepted (and no one else)
> Any ideas ?
> Horacio

Search through the configuration file for CUPS (mine is /etc/cups/cupsd.conf)
and look for a line that starts with "authtype" change the options from 
whatever it is to "Anonymous" and uncomment it if you need to

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