Bug 507881 - system-config-printer authorization failure when launched as root [from CLI]
system-config-printer authorization failure when launched as root [from CLI]
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 447266
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-24 11:52 EDT by Todd Sayers
Modified: 2009-06-24 16:49 EDT (History)
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Description Todd Sayers 2009-06-24 11:52:01 EDT
Description of problem:
Authorization fails when launching `system-config-printer` as root (from a bash prompt).  When launched as an unprivileged user, the utility prompts for the root password and works as expected.

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1. In runlevel 5, open a terminal
2. su - 
3. system-config-printer
4. failure comes when adding a new printer
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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2009-06-24 16:49:55 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 447266 ***

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