Cups isnt working :(

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Thu Oct 14 19:50:00 PDT 2004

Julius wrote:

> On Saturday 09 October 2004 16:01, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> By default, root is allowed to change settings in the web interface.
>> Something else went wrong. Could you please tar up your /etc/cups
>> directory and post here for investigation?
> How does cups determine the root privilegdes?

it looks into /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow

> last time i used cups 1.1.x it asked in a browser dialog for a
> user/password combination.....shouldnt there be a popup window in cvs too?

In fact, I don't know - in the CVS version of CUPS there was some
compilation error related to libtiff. I am too lazy to debug that, and the
regular, non-CVS CUPS works for me.

> Ive changed nothing in the configs, and just tarring them up is about
> 200kb, the mailing list allows only 50kb :(

Exclude the ppds.dat file.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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