Latest Dapper update won't let me administrate CUPS

Henk Koster H.A.J.Koster at
Thu Apr 27 06:28:45 UTC 2006

> Another web page said I should comment out "AuthType Basic" and 
> "AuthClass System " from cupsd.conf.  There was no "AuthClass System", 
> but there were two instances of "AuthType Basic" which I commented out.
> Still nothing.
> So here I am. What do I do to get or reset the correct login information 
> for administrating CUPS?

For getting access to localhost:631 use

sudo adduser dave shadow

but I must say that I've been getting error messages (something 
like 413 Request too large...) a little later on. It seems that 
gnome-cups-manager is truly broken in Dapper.

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