Unable to add printer to Ubuntu – “Not Authorized”
Monday, 1 October 2012
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
... lpadmin:x:117: ...I changed it to look like this. The user 'gjl' is the local login, and the user 'little' is the nis login.... lpadmin:x:117:gjl,little ...