Cannot change printer settings without root access

Alvin info at
Sat Jan 10 18:01:47 UTC 2015

On Saturday 10 January 2015 09:44:30 Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> In order to change certain printer settings -- page size, print quality,
> and so on -- I have to be logged in as root on my 14.10 install, running
> KDE 4.14.1. I can't access these settings through any application that I
> want to print with, nor with the system settings dialog. The only way I can
> get to them is to run
> $ sudo systemsettings
> from the command line and change the settings there.
> Anyone know how to fix this?

Put yourself in the 'lpadmin' group:
sudo usermod -a -G lpadmin <username>

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