Deleting someone elses print job

Jorge Gonzalez Villalonga jorgegv at
Tue Apr 13 17:07:13 GMT 1999

Miquel Bonastre wrote:
> > I need to set up one user so he can use the Windows Print Manager to
> > delete any print job, he is the print manager. However I do not want him
> > to have any other kind of supervisory privelages on the linux server for
> > now. How do I do this?
>   I tried to do something like this with the option
>      admin users = printmaster
>   in the printer share, and my surprise was that his print jobs
>   were owned by root but the lprm command was executed as the
>   user.
>   Is this a bug? Has anybody tried this succesfully?

Don't know if this is a bug, but I think the thign should be just the
opposite: queue the jobs as a user, so that it appears in the queue with
the right owner, but do the lprm as root, and so it can be removed

I asked about this issue a few weeks ago, and got no response.

Jorge Gonzalez  <jorgegv at>       -o)
ICAI - Universidad Pontificia Comillas       /\\
Administrador de Sistemas                   _\_v

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