Adding printers vs Xubuntu philosphy

Joe Braddock jmbraddock at
Sun May 7 17:17:35 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-05-06 at 09:57 -0600, Collins Richey wrote:
> I don't know what the difference might be with Xubuntu, but I'm
> running Kdapper with all the gnome stuff installed as well. On my
> system (current maintenance as of a few hours ago), when I access
> http://localhost:631, I'm given access to all menus (add printer, for
> example) without a password prompt.
> Have you actually tried that, and do you get different results on
> Xubuntu? I haven't done anything to change permissions, and it just
> works.

I have dapper installed with Xubuntu Xubuntu-desktop installed and also
a clean install of Xubuntu.  On both, using http://localhost:631 things
go fine until the very end after actually selecting the printer driver
to use and then a login box is displayed.  I am assuming that this is
the point that the printer configuration is actually being written to


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