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Author Topic: Help installing network or wireless printer  (Read 370 times)

ffranklloyd

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Help installing network or wireless printer
« on: July 09, 2017, 01:25:26 pm »

Please help installing network printer. It was asking for root password for localhost. Thanks, Frank
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nightflier

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Re: Help installing network or wireless printer
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017, 02:12:57 pm »

To set up a printer in CUPS, you will need to enter username "root" and the password. That is normal behavior, go ahead and enter those credentials.
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ffranklloyd

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Re: Help installing network or wireless printer
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2017, 05:00:23 pm »

The password was not working. I entered the same root password as my login password but it didn't work.
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nightflier

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Re: Help installing network or wireless printer
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2017, 05:38:23 pm »

When you install VL, you are forced to enter two passwords, one for your regular user, and another for the root or administrative account. You need to provide the latter.
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