Linux cups server and printing using Kerberos tickets

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To print from Linux to a budgetted printer you had to type your account password for every print job. Sometimes this was problematic if the application was not started from a terminal window. Now there is a CUPS-server which demands a valid Kerberos ticket, so you do not need to type your password for every print job. Managed Linux PCs running Fedora 8 and above already use this CUPS-server. A Kerberos ticket granting ticket can be obtained by typing kinit.

We will try to extend this CUPS-server in such a way it can be used for Windows IPP-printing.