Bug 996660 - Cannot unlock printer settings
Cannot unlock printer settings
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Control Center Maintainer
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Reported: 2013-08-13 11:41 EDT by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2018-02-21 09:08 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 11:45:03 EST
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Description David Woodhouse 2013-08-13 11:41:00 EDT
When I open control-center from the GNOME shell menu and then select 'Printers', the 'Unlock' icon is greyed out.

If I run it from the terminal ('gnome-control-center -v'), the 'Unlock' icon appears active but clicking it does nothing. There is no error handling and no UI feedback. In the terminal, I see:

(gnome-control-center:897): Gtk-WARNING **: Error acquiring permission: Failed to acquire permission for action-id org.opensuse.cupspkhelper.mechanism.all-edit

This problem appears to go away when I reboot, but has happened a number of times now.
Comment 1 Rui Matos 2013-09-11 10:05:32 EDT
I can't reproduce this. Still an issue?
Comment 2 David Woodhouse 2013-09-11 10:10:51 EDT
It may be related to bug 988795. Try making you that you are *not* in the wheel group, and that there is another user on the system who *is*.

I don't seem to have seen it since I added myself to the wheel group.
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