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Re: Always need authentication to print?



On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 09:35 -0800, Alan Evans wrote: 
> I'm running F12 (preupgraded from F11, which was formerly preupgraded
> from F10, etc.) here on my work machine. Since the upgrade to F12,
> whenever I print to our Windows-shared printer, I'm presented with a
> User/Password challenge. The "User" defaults to my local user name,
> which is not the name required by the printer.
> 
print using this magic phrase:
smb://domain/sweerver/printername 
as in:
smb://WORKGROUP/patrica/HPLaswerJ2
No passwds needed. system-config-pinter will indicate this form of
printer access. 
> Openoffice doesn't seem to suffer from this problem. For everything
> else (Firefox, gedit, evince), I need to enter a user name and
> password every time I print. Surely, this isn't the way it's intended
> to work; what can be done?
> 
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