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In Mac OSX Lion, if you open multiple copies of the iOS simulator on multiple user accounts, the simulator won't work. There is a bug with shared use of the simulator and OSX fast user switching.

Is it possible to automatically close the simulator, whenever I switch user accounts? I end up having to switch back and kill the simulator.

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You shouldn't have to switch accounts. You should be able do so something like

sudo killall "iOS Simulator"

Or you can put that in a script and add it to your startup items, or add it as a per-user launchd job under /Library/LaunchAgents. You might have to edit /etc/sudoers to allow any account to run that command/script.

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