Escalation - better desktop printing policy (over two years old issue)

Marek Kasik mkasik at
Wed Jun 20 15:24:59 UTC 2012


On 06/15/2012 09:30 AM, valent.turkovic at wrote:
> Hi,
> Fedora still has quite strict printing policies even if users choose
> to be a part of Administrator group during installation still need to
> input passwords while changing even the minor printer settings (like
> unpausing). This is still an issue on Fedora 16 and 17, is has been in
> bugzilla for over 2 years:
> Why are Administrator users being asked for root pasword when editing
> printer options? There is a fix from Fedora wiki page:
> Please make this fix permanent and enabled by default in Fedora.
> If I'm not mistaken this is the same issue that Linus Torvalds vented
> regarding same issue on OpenSuse -
> Thanks,
> Valent.

I'll review the bug as soon as I'll finish the 2 things I'm working on
right now.



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