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Old 04-12-2005, 07:33 AM   #1
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Permissions for manipulating CUPS print queue

I have recently deployed two Linux print servers. Currently, each system has two accounts: root & printer. I'm connecting my Windows clients connect to it using Windows LPR (not Samba). I am using Mandrake 10.1. However, the users cannot manipulate the print queue (ie stop printers, cancel jobs, etc) on the Linux box unless they are root.

What are the groups I need to place "printer" in to allow printer management, but not give the account too much power?

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Does ANYONE know how to do this?


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