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Load an remote Operating System to the local machine to work like local operating system

Could anyone of you suggest some method(idea) for loading an OS from a remote server to the local machine hard disk. Please see the scenario here, for more clarification. Imagine one guy has his own ...
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recovery of password for root in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 32-bit machine using Ubuntu installer and gave a password(and the account name was 'samsung') when prompted. Later I was able to use that password for logging in, ...
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Home directory issue on two different machines

I am accessing two Linux systems (Ubuntu) with the same username (let’s say userU) and password, let’s say their names are system1 and system2. If I change my password on one system it is also ...
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List admins on Linux

How do I list all users with admin rights on Linux? I checked file /etc/passwd/, but I dont know how can I figure out which account is privileged. Can you possibly help me a little?
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Ubuntu administrator prompt doesn't display

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a Toshiba A300-16l laptop, and have been experiencing various very strange problems recently after upgrading to the latest Ubuntu release. The most obvious problem is that ...
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Limit user access to home folder in Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Limit every user to his own home folder only I have a web server running 10.04 LTS and as a newbie in the world of server administration, I'm in a bind. I would kindly ...
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LINUX : How to Log in as Root (Ubuntu 10.04)

I want to use the whole operating system as an administrator. I know I can log in as a root in the Terminal by typing this: su Password But in this way I'm logged in only in the terminal. I want ...