How to create a cups administrator

  • 7001918
  • 10-Mar-2009
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop
SuSE Linux Professional
Novell OES for Linux

Situation

How to create a cups administrator
Cannot install iPrint printers on linux
Error: "Incorrect username and/or password. Please try again"

Resolution

Do the following:

1) Open a Terminal or Konsole window on linux
2) Type "su" and then enter the root password
3) Type "lppasswd -a [linux_user_account] -g sys"
4) Use the above linux user when installing a printer

Additional Information

Formerly known as TID# 10100141

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