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10.5 Allow non-admin users to add and remove printers
Authored by: dhoit on Oct 08, '08 11:01:51AM

Well, I can't force you to leave it alone, but I would highly suggest you avoid making that specific change to authorization.
Its a pain that Apple has left so much of System Preferences at the default admin ruleset, but until they fix it, changing that one setting opens the door to a lot of other things.
If you are really worried about the user being able to add printers in "A standardized way" and doing it from the print dialog is not good enough, you can always make an alias to /System/Library/CoreServices/AddPrinter and place it on their dock. They get an easy way to make em, but not delete them. (although a link to localhost:631/printers provides an easy enough delete...)

Good luck.


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