Re: how to access remote CUPS printer?

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On Tue, 26 Sep 2006, Tim wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 19:09 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> > 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.

Only root is supposed to be able to use a compiler?

So far as I know, the only "special" permission needed by an IPP
client is the ability to open the appropriate TCP port on the server.

That said, from the preceeding discussion, I gather that there
is no ready-made software that will do the job from user mode.

Mike   [email protected]
"it stands to reason that they weren't always called the ancients."
                                                      --  Daniel Jackson

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