OpenSUSE 10.x doesn't allow users to add iPrint printers.

  • 3888305
  • 24-Mar-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell openSUSE 10.3
Novell openSUSE 10.2
Novell iPrint for Linux


Users are unable to install iPrint printers to SuSE 10.2/10.3 desktops even with the iPrint client installed.


1. Go to http://localhost:631/
2. Select the Administration tab -> Edit Configuration File
- A window that you can edit will open.
3. Highlighting all the text in the Window, paste the text into a backup file, save the backup file.
4. Find and delete the text in the Conf file that reads:

# All administration operations require an administrator to authenticate...

AuthType Basic
Require user @SYSTEM
Order deny,allow

# Only the owner or an administrator can cancel or authenticate a job...

Require user @OWNER @SYSTEM
Order deny,allow

5. Save the changes. You must supply root's password.