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Old 06-29-2003, 01:44 AM   #1
watashiwaotaku7
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cups password


im setting up a linux printer for the first time (epson stylus color 900) and i got into the cups page through my browser just fine but i cant add any printers or anything like that because it asks for an administrative username and password, where do i find/edit this?
 
Old 06-29-2003, 02:21 AM   #2
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Using Webmin/http admin, usually you would login as root with your root password. You can also assign a cups group and add yourself to it if you wish to login as an administrative user. The login/passwords are held by PAM.. the same thing your linux box uses to allow/disallow users. Good luck.
 
  


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