Re: Linus Torvalds would also vent if he used Fedora (root password for printers)

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On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 6:50 PM, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930
<n2xssvv.g02gfr12930@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 06/13/2012 02:44 PM, valent.turkovic@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>
> Why is Administrator type account being asked for root pasword when
> accessing printer settings?
>
> Is there some user group I need to be part of? Do I need to edit some
> system files? Are there some PolicyKit options that need to be edited?
> How?
>
> Here are screenshots for printer dialog and user account:
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/184632/printer-root.png
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/184632/user-valent.png
>
> If you know how please share how you managed to do it, because it is
> driving me nuts, if I'm not mistaken this is the same issue that Linus
> Torvalds vented regarding same issue on OpenSuse -
> https://plus.google.com/102150693225130002912/posts/1vyfmNCYpi5
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Valent.
>
> Quite simply. if more than one user is using the said computer then
> determining who has access
> to what resources may be important, and printers are considered a resource.
> I can understand your
> frustration, but if other people with access to your computer with another
> account use your printer
> resources without permission I suspect you'd eventually get annoyed. It
> amounts to be careful what
> you wish for.
>
> Regards
>
> cpp4ever

I'm single user on my laptop, and this user is part of "Administrator"
group. This is not the answer to this question, you missed the point.
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