On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 19:09 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote: > Do I have to use software that uses client.conf ? It's your local CUPS server that uses it. When you print, your applications use the local CUPS server, which either prints through a local printer (directly connected to the box), or communicates with another CUPS server (as specified in the client.conf file). > Suppose I do something silly, like getting copies of printing > software source, replacing things like /etc with /home/me/etc > and recompiling. If you're able to compile and run your own software, then you ought to have enough permissions to be able to edit your configuration. If some administrator has not given you root access permission, but then left you able to compile and run new software, they've not properly done their job in securing the box. -- (Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.