CUPS, USB printers & "Permission Denied"

Anthony Agelastos iqgrande at
Sun Jun 25 23:28:37 UTC 2006

Hello all,

I updated CUPS and I cannot print to my USB laser printer. The web interface
shows the following:

hp_LaserJet_1160Le (Default Printer) "Unable to open USB device
"usb:/dev/ulpt0": Permission denied"
    Description: Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 1160Le
Location: Den
Make and Model: HP LaserJet 1160 Foomatic/hpijs (recommended)
Printer State: stopped, accepting jobs, published.
Device URI: usb:/dev/ulpt0

Doing a `dmesg | grep ulpt0`, I get

ulpt0: Hewlett-Packard hp LaserJet 1160 series, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2,
iclass 7/1
ulpt0: using bi-directional mode

The printer itself works (I plugged it directly into my MacBook and it
printed fine). To ensure it wasn't an awkward build error, I issued a

`portupgrade -fR cups`

and rebuilt it and everything it is dependent upon. Does anyone else have
any ideas? I am running an early 6.1-STABLE (FreeBSD
6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sat May 13 01:04:32 EDT 2006
root at  i386).

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