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Old 12-07-2011, 03:24 PM   #1
cmnorton
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Why Does SMB Printer Sometimes Prompt For Password?


Please accept my apology. If this questions is so stupidly simple, I am not seeing that.

I have an SMB printer defined on Ubuntu 10.04. The printer is running on Windows XP Workstation. The SMB definition has the password embedded. Evolution and Firefox prompt for a password. Gedit and vim don't.

Why?

Can I correct this?

If I can correct this, how?

Edit:
remove #AuthInfoRequired username,password
from the printer's definition in /etc/cups/printers.conf

Last edited by cmnorton; 12-07-2011 at 06:02 PM. Reason: Add answer
 
Old 12-08-2011, 11:56 PM   #2
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