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10.3: No success in authenticating when trying to add printer in the CUPS
Authored by: Eran Sharon on Nov 29, '05 04:24:39PM

Great forum, guys!
I am really glad I found htis and the solution sounds great,
However, when trying to add printer in CUPS I couldn't go past the authentcation, even when using an administrator password. I even created a new user with no password and allowed that user to administer the Mac - no luck.

Does anyone know why I can't authenticate using any username, including one I have created while logged as the computer administrator?

The above question may beling to another topic but since I am trying to do the exact same thing I thought it can still find a home in this thread.

Thank you very much!
Eran



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10.3: No success in authenticating when trying to add printer in the CUPS
Authored by: grapouitte on Apr 28, '06 04:33:15AM

hmmmmm.... I guess it is very late to reply but anyway....

you have to use the root password (login: root ; p/w: ???) to log on to cups.

If you don't know it, in terminal, as administrator type

sudo root

you will be prompted for YOUR password, and will have the chance to set a new (!) p/w for the root .



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