Bug 456555 - cups inserts authentication requirement into printers.conf on its own
cups inserts authentication requirement into printers.conf on its own
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 453951
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-24 12:45 EDT by Craig White
Modified: 2008-07-28 11:03 EDT (History)
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cupsd.conf (1.62 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-07-24 12:45 EDT, Craig White
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Description Craig White 2008-07-24 12:45:00 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

- Definitely Fedora 9, on fedora-list discussion, I am told that this appeared
in Fedora 8

How reproducible:

- don't know. I can reproduce merely by issuing a print command in Firefox

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Created a printer that is accessed through Windows printer sharing
2. Can print anything including test pages as root
3. Go to print as User from Firefox, the following line is added automatically
to /etc/cups/printers.conf

  AuthInfoRequired negotiate

  which stops all user printing until that line is removed.

Actual results:

- cannot print until that line is removed from /etc/cups/printers.conf

Expected results:

- not having to do that

Additional info:

- note that this was an upgrade and not a 'clean install' but I ended up saving
my previous cupsd.conf and replacing it with the cupsd.conf.rpmnew file

see attached for /etc/cups/cupsd.conf (which should be the unaltered version
installed by cups rpm from fedora)
Comment 1 Craig White 2008-07-24 12:45:00 EDT
Created attachment 312580 [details]
Comment 2 Craig White 2008-07-25 16:02:58 EDT
I am of the opinion that it may be the application querying cups to see if
authentication is required the first time it tries to print. Anyway, I see there
are others with this issue...


Comment 3 Craig White 2008-07-27 11:20:03 EDT
A solution was suggested here...

Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2008-07-28 11:03:57 EDT
I saw on the fedora-list mailing list that this is for a printer queue whose
device URI starts 'smb:', so this is a duplicate of bug #453951.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 453951 ***

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