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Old 10-16-2014, 12:47 PM   #1
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Printer settings in Lubuntu Xcfe now works without sudo.


Printer settings in Lubuntu Xfce now works without sudo-no lock or unlock button. I have no idea how that happened. No, I didn't mess with the files. I did system updates though.
 
Old 10-18-2014, 09:59 AM   #2
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does the printer work?
 
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does the printer work?
Yes both do. I think Lubuntu developers figured you don't need gksu access for printer setups for home users or even small offices. I don't know if it is the same in other flavors of Ubuntu and Ubuntu itself.
 
Old 10-20-2014, 09:59 AM   #4
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actually this was handle a long time ago. When the malware that hurt windows servers and would actually work throuh printers cups interface and delete the linux tree.
http://www.infoworld.com/article/261...n-attacks.html
so Linus bitched why do we have to be root or super user to set up a printer this is absolutely stupid.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-sourc...security/10475

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