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Sort printer (cupsys & lpq) password problem and quickly cancel print jobs

My Brother HL-2030 printer got recognized automatically and printed without a problem, but until now I wasn’t able to fully manage it: both the web interface (http://localhost:631) and the settings in Xfce Menu → Settings → Printing kept asking for a password but wouldn’t accept my username and password.

I had to add my user to the group lpadmin. In the Xfce Menu, go to System → Users and Groups. Click on “Manage Groups”. Select lpadmin and click on “Properties”. Check the members you want to add.

Problem sorted. To quickly cancel all jobs, I just have to open a terminal window and type:

cancel -a

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