hp-setup doesn't run

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Jul 30 17:59:57 UTC 2009

I wrote:

> Anne Wilson wrote:
>> Doesn't launching hp-setup from a root terminal work?
> It won't, PolicyKit is set up to deny access to root by default.

Well, actually hp-setup isn't using PolicyKit, system-config-printer is (so 
I'm replying to the wrong message).

But hplip has its own bogus checks against running as root (search for 
getuid in /usr/share/hplip to find them).

        Kevin Kofler

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