Unable to add printer to Ubuntu – “Not Authorized”

As per this Bug report : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/system-config-printer/+bug/653132

Simply add you username to the group “lpadmin”

$ sudo vi /etc/group

Find the entry for lpamdin, and add your username. So my /etc/group file looked like this


I changed it to look like this.  The user 'gjl' is the local login, and the user 'little' is the nis login.


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