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Remove password of user on OSX

As much as I would like to figure out the problem, at this point too much time has been invested in deleting a stupid key when I already had a solution (the command line creation) that works. I'm ...
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Cannot do sudo: “/etc/sudoers is mode 0740, should be 0440”

I have a problem: I don't have a root password on my mac. I just have an Admin account, which can do stuff using sudo. Now, I wanted to add my normal user to the /etc/sudoers file as well. Since it ...
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How to enable remote access for another account on Mac remotely via SSH?

I have admin rights at a remote Mac computer. I can access it via SSH. The Mac has another user account, which doesn't have remote access. How can I remotely (via SSH) enable remote access for the ...
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How can I change the defaults for new accounts in Mac OS X?

Basically, I want change the skeleton of the OS X user account, in order to do the following with every new user that I create on this local machine: A custom set of Dock icons Some data already in ...
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How do you elevate permissions on a Mac Application using the GUI?

I having trouble with an application not prompting for administrator privileges (thank you Blizzard's WOW installer) and I'm looking for an OS X equivalent of Windows' RunAs. I am familiar with ...
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How to Configure a Remote Home Directory on Mac OS X?

I have an iMac, an XP box, and a Windows Server 2003 home server. I don't have active directory set up. To make a remote home directory on XP, I remapped the My Documents directory to a remote file ...