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Old 06-10-2006, 03:44 PM   #1
FibonacciPrower
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Unable to log in to localhost:631/admin


Hello,

I've recently bought a new printer, an Epson Stylus C67, and am trying to configure it with the CUPS web interface - I open http://localhost:631/admin, and am prompted for a login and password. Tried myusername/myuserpassword, tried root/myrootpassword, even tried leaving both fields blank, but I couldn't get through. And I don't know what else to try.

What can I do now?

Thank you for your help,

-Fibo

Last edited by FibonacciPrower; 06-10-2006 at 03:53 PM.
 
Old 06-10-2006, 03:52 PM   #2
FibonacciPrower
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Searching on the forums, I found that I had to use lppasswd to make it work. So I did this as root:

# lppasswd -a myusername
Enter password: (a new password - my normal password was being rejected as inappropriate)
Enter password again: (same passwd as before)
# firefox &
#

Tried to log in to localhost:631/admin using myusername/mynewpassword, but once again, I couldn't get through. myusername/myuserpassword didn't work either. So I tried this:

# lppasswd -a root
Enter password: (my root password)
Enter password again: (once again)
# firefox &
#

Once again, I tried logging in using root/myrootpassword, myusername/myuserpassword, myusername/mynewpassword, but none of those could get me through.

What else can I try?

Thanks in advance,

-Fibo
 
  


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