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Old 07-31-2009
Printing as a CUPS client, only root can print!

Hi, i'm running Openserver 5.0.7 as a CUPS client for a Linux server. The root user can issue a "lpstat -t" to see the printers and can submit jobs without issues.

The problem presents when I try to work as a regular user. If I issue an "lpstat -t" all I get after a few seconds is "lpstat: Unable to connect to server: Connection timed out".

Any ideas?, If I go back as root, I can still print, so the linux box is accessible.

Regards,

Last edited by cyruspy; 07-31-2009 at 08:21 PM..
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Old 08-03-2009
For the record, it was an issue with the default permissions for /etc/cups/client.conf

A "Cannot read...." would be more useful than a hang without messages thought...

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