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Re: apache2 missing a file, won't run.




On Mon 06 May 2019 at 11:33:33 -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> On Mon, May 06, 2019 at 04:24:45PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> > On Mon 06 May 2019 at 09:43:16 -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > Log out and back in to acquire the new privileges in your interactive
> > > session.
> > >
> > > However, in the case of CUPS via loopback HTTP, I don't know whether
> > > that's actually required.  The CUPS daemon may take the privileges
> > > directly from the /etc/{passwd,group} files.
> > 
> > It is required and conspicuously documented for all users, including
> > experienced ones, if they can be bothered to do read it. For example,
> > in the cups README.Debian.
> > 
> >   'Administration' is where you need to be to set up a local print queue.
> >   At some point you will be required to authenticate. A User Name of 'root'
> >   and root's password is always acceptable. Any other user must be a member
> >   of the lpadmin group.
> 
> I don't see any part of that paragraph that says whether you have to log
> out and back in, between adding yourself to the lpadmin group and using
> the CUPS web interface.

Surely no need to mention it? It is standard procedure after a user's
environment is changed.
 
> I've only ever used root for this, so I don't know from experience either.

Users without root privileges would have experienced it.

-- 
Brian.